Origin of apteryx
Examples from the Web for apteryx
Bones of Apteryx are also found fossil, but apparently of the same species as the living birds.Island Life|Alfred Russel Wallace
But with the cassowary, the emu, or the apteryx matters are very different.Birds in Flight|W. P. Pycraft
The apteryx—or kiwi, as this bird is generally called—is a native of New Zealand, and one of the strangest fowl in the world.Seven Legs Across the Seas|Samuel Murray
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.