Thus, the Apteryx, or Kiwi, of New Zealand, a curious, almost wingless bird, lays an egg which is about a quarter of its own weight.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
Allied to these are the four species of Kiwi or apteryx, still existing there.
"More Science From an Easy Chair" by Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
When all other class distinctions are abolished, this one will remain, like the bones of the Apteryx.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Possibly, only the moa and the apteryx.
"A History of the English Church in New Zealand" by Henry Thomas Purchas
The Apteryx, Moa, Rhea, and the Ostrich, as well as AEpyornis, which is only recently extinct, are found in the same regions.
"The History of the European Fauna" by R. F. Scharff
Struthiones Ostrich, rhea, cassowaries, emeus, apteryx.
"North America" by Israel C. Russell
The wing of the cassowary, emeu and apteryx has undergone complete degeneration; so much so that only a vestige of the hand remains.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2" by Various
In Apteryx this structure disappears.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
Neither the apteryx nor the manchot fly any more than the ostrich.
"The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6" by E. Rameur