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Palapteryx, pal-ap′tėr-iks, n. a genus of fossil birds found in New Zealand, resembling the Apteryx.
But with the cassowary, the emu, or the apteryx matters are very different.Birds in Flight|W. P. Pycraft
Allied to these are the four species of Kiwi or apteryx, still existing there.More Science From an Easy Chair|Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
A pollex is wanting, as in the cassowary, emeu and apteryx, while it is impossible to say whether remiges are represented or not.
The wing of apteryx, like that of the cassowary, has become extremely reduced.