Leipoa

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Leipoa
Lipoaocellata.JPG
Leipoa ocellata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Megapodiidae
Genus: Leipoa
Gould, 1840
Species

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Synonyms
  • Progura De Vis, 1888

Leipoa is a genus of mound-building birds in the megapode family. It contains two species both endemic to Australia, one of which is extinct.[1]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boles, W.E. (2008). "Systematics of the fossil Australian giant megapodes Progura (Aves: Megapodiidae)". Oryctos. 7: 195–295.