Ratites

Some articles on ratites, ratite:

Tinamou - Taxonomy and Phylogeny
... Tinamids have no closer living relatives than the flightless ratites, and thus are placed in their own order, Tinamiformes ... origin, tinamids are related to the ratites ... Together with the ratites, they make up Palaeognathae ("old jaws"), while all other living birds are members of Neognathae ("new jaws") ...
Ratite
... A ratite is any of a diverse group of large, flightless birds of the order palaeognathae originating on the supercontinent Pangea ... Some sources state that Ratites are synonymous with Struthioiniformes, while other sources state that Ratites are the same group, only that the order Struthioniformes contains only the ... Ratites belong to the modern bird family Palaeognathe which consists of ratites and tinamous (compare to Neognathae) ...
Solitary Tinamou - Taxonomy
... and in the larger scheme are also Ratites ... Unlike other Ratites, Tinamous can fly, although in general, they are not strong fliers ... All ratites evolved from prehistoric flying birds, and Tinamous are the closest living relative of these birds ...
Lesser Nothura - Taxonomy
... All Tinamou are from the family Tinamidae, and in the larger scheme are also Ratites ... Unlike other Ratites, Tinamous can fly, although in general, they are not strong fliers ... All ratites evolved from prehistoric flying birds, and Tinamous are the closest living relative of these birds ...
Eremopezus - Material, Taxonomy and Systematics - Systematics
... Careful study of the remains suggests that their apparent similarity to ratites is misleading ... They actually combine a number of traits not found in any known ratite lineage, and in particularly not in the ostriches and elephant birds (the only ratites ... bird had several peculiar traits not at all found in ratites, but present in certain neognaths its toes were widely divergent and could flex through a wide range of positions, while strong tendons gave the bird a ...