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Great Elephantbird

Aepyornis maximus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, I, 1851

Order:
  Aepyornithiformes
Family:
  Aepyornithidae
Genus:
  Aepyornis

Scientific:
  Aepyornis maximus

Citation:
  Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, I, 1851

Reference:
  Ann. Sci. nat., Paris (Zool.) (3)14: 209

Protonym:
  

Avibase ID:
  A78BFEBB72901B80

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A78BFEBB

Taxonomic Serial Number:

English:
Great Elephantbird
German:
Elefantenvogel
Finnish:
madagaskarinstrutsi
French:
Grand Aepyornis
Polish:
mamutak
Russian:
Эпиорнис
Slovak:
vuron obrí
Swedish:
jätteelefantfågel
Ukrainian:
Епіорніс


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great Elephantbird ( Aepyornis maximus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Great Elephantbird ( Aepyornis maximus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Great Elephantbird ( Aepyornis maximus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Great Elephantbird ( Aepyornis maximus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Great Elephantbird ( Aepyornis maximus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Great Elephantbird ( Aepyornis maximus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Great Elephantbird ( Aepyornis maximus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Great Elephantbird ( Aepyornis maximus)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: fossil species (extinct)

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Other synonyms


German: Elefantenvogel
English: Aepyornis, Giant Elephant Bird, Great Elephant Bird, Great Elephantbird
Finnish: Madagaskarinstrutsi
French: Grand Aepyornis
Scientific: Aepyornis maximus
Polish: mamutak
Russian: Эпиорнис
Slovak: vuron obrí
Swedish: Jätteelefantfågel
Ukrainian: Епіорніс

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