Dromaius australis Woods, 1866:7



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Invalid (nomen dubium) (Worthy & Nguyen, 2020)



Conservation Status

Invalid (nomen dubium)

Last record: presumably Late Pleistocene



South Australia, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Woods, 1866: Report on the geology and mineralogy of the south-eastern district the colony of South Australia


Other references:

Woods 1882, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 7(3): 387.

Worthy, Trevor H. and Nguyen, Jacqueline M. T. (2020). An annotated checklist of the fossil birds of Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 144(1): 66-108.


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