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Taxonomic review of the late Cenozoic megapodes (Galliformes: Megapodiidae) of Australia
(Royal Society Publishing, 2017-05)
Megapodes are unusual galliform birds that use passive heat sources to incubate their eggs. Evolutionary relationships of extant megapode taxa have become clearer with the advent of molecular analyses, but the systematics ...
The evolution of giant flightless birds and novel phylogenetic relationships for extinct fowl (Aves, Galloanseres)
(The Royal Society, 2017-10-11)
The extinct dromornithids, gastornithids and phorusrhacids are among the most spectacular birds to have ever lived, with some giants exceeding 500 kg. The affinities and evolution of these and other related extinct birds ...