(syn. Dromaius Ϯ Emu D. novaehollandiae) Gr. ταχυς takhus  quick, fast (cf. ταχεως takheōs  swiftly); "193. TACHEA *.  Shanks serrate behind. Wings minute.  Casuarius Novæ Hollandiæ of LATHAM, or New Holland Cassawary.   *Tαχυς  celer" (Fleming 1822).

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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 www.hbw.com on 10 December 2018).