(syn. Dromaius Ϯ Kangaroo Island Emu D. baudinianus) François Auguste Péron (1775-1810) French Army 1792-1794, naturalist with Baudin's expedition 1800-1804, pioneer anthropologist and oceanographer (cf. specific name Dromaius peroni Rothschild, 1907 (= syn. Dromaius baudinianus)); "PERONISTA, gen. nov.  Differs from Dromiceius in its proportionately longer bill and much shorter tarsus.  Type, Dromaius peroni Rothschild" (Mathews 1912); "Peronista Mathews, Austr. Av. Rec., 1, 1912, p. 107. Type, by original designation, Dromaius peroni Rothschild = Casuarius diemenianus Jennings [= Dromaius baudinianus Parker, 1984]." (Peters 1931, 1, 9).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 13 December 2018).