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Aepyornis Geoffroy 1850 (elephant bird)

Reptilia - Ratitae - Aepyornithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39293

Parent taxon: Aepyornithidae according to D. A. Burney et al. 2008

Sister taxon: Mullerornis

Subtaxa: Aepyornis hildebrandti, Aepyornis maximus, Aepyornis medius

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore