Ornithurae

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek ὄρνις (órnis, bird) + οὐρά (ourá, tail (not of a bird))

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Ornithurae

  1. A taxonomic clade within the class Aves — a group that includes the ancestors of modern birds, the Carinatae.

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  • The taxonomic groupings linking modern birds with their reptilian ancestors have been undergoing a great deal of change for more than a century, and may continue to do so.

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