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King Island Emu
Dromaius minor Spencer, 1906
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Order:
  Casuariiformes
Family:
  Casuariidae
Genus:
  Dromaius

Scientific:
  Dromaius minor

Citation:
  Spencer, 1906

Reference:
  

Protonym:
  

Avibase ID:
  74DD2EFA887B2B38

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/74DD2EFA

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 1000343


EXTINCT

Geographic range:

  • Dromaius minor: Formerly King I. (Australia). Extinct; last reported 1850
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  King Island Emu
Czech:
  emy malý
German:
  Schwarzer Emu
Finnish:
  mustapikkuemu
French:
  Émeu noir
Dutch:
  Kingemoe
Polish:
  emu czarne
Russian:
  Король остров эму
Slovak:
  emu tmavý
Swedish:
  King Islandemu


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Émeu noir ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Émeu noir ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius ater) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   King Island Emu ( Dromaius minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae ater [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae ater [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae ater [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae ater [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae ater [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae minor [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dromaius ater [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dromaius novaehollandiae ater [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Dromaius [novaehollandiae, minor or baudinianus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Catalan: Emú de l'illa King
Czech: emy malý
German: Schwarzer Emu
English: Black Emu, Dwarf Emu, King Island Emu
Estonian: kuningasaare emu
Finnish: Mustaemu, mustapikkuemu
French: Émeu noir
Latin: Dromaius ater, Dromaius minor, Dromaius novaehollandiae ater, Dromaius novaehollandiae ater †, Dromaius novaehollandiae minor
Dutch: King-Eilandemoe, Kingemoe, Zwarte Emoe
Polish: emu czarne
Russian: Король остров эму , Малый эму
Slovak: emu tmavý
Swedish: King Islandemu

 

         

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