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  • In New Zealand this group is represented by the apteryx, as it formerly was by the gigantic moa, the remains of which have been found likewise in Queensland.
  • Parker, " Observations on the Anatomy and Development of Apteryx," Phil.
  • (London, 1835); " On the Anatomy of the Southern Apteryx," Trans.
  • Apteryx, which since Owen has generally been stated to be devoid of such an organ, likewise possesses a pecten; its base is, however, trumpet-shaped, covers almost the whole of the optic disk, and extends nearly to the lens in the shape of a thick, densely pigmented cone, without any plications, resembling in these respects the pecten of many Lacertilia (see G.
  • Parker has described vestiges of the corresponding cartilages in the Apteryx (Phil.

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