Darwin's rhea

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Darwin's rhea
Pterocnemia pennat (zoo Zurich).jpg
At Zurich Zoo, Swisserland
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Superorder: Palaeognathae
Order: Rheiformes
Faimily: Rheidae
Genus: Rhea
Species: R. pennata
Binomial name
Rhea pennata
Subspecies

R. p. garleppi (Chubb, 1913)[3]
R. p. tarapacensis (Chubb, 1913)[3]
R. p. pennata (d'Orbigny, 1834)[3]/small>

Pterocnemia pennata Distribution map.jpg
Synonyms

Rhea macrorhyncha
Pterocnemia pennata
Pterocnemia darwinii
Rhea darwinii[4]
Rhea nana
Pterocnemia tarapacensis garleppi[4]

Darwin's rhea (Rhea pennata), kent as the lesser rhea forby, is a muckle flichtless bird, but the smawer o the twa livin species o rheas.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Birdlife International (2016)
  2. Davies, S.J.J.F. (2003)
  3. a b c Brands, S. (2008)
  4. a b Peters, James L. (1979)