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Madrynornis Acosta Hospitaleche et al. 2007 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 105575

Full reference: C. Acosta Hospitaleche, C. Tambussi, M. Donato and M. Cozzuol. 2007. A new Miocene penguin from Patagonia and its phylogenetic relationships. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52(2):299-314

Parent taxon: Spheniscidae according to C. Acosta Hospitaleche and C. Tambussi 2008

Sister taxa: Anthropodyptes, Anthropornithinae, Aptenodytes, Apterodytes ictus, Arthrodytes, Crossvallia, Dege, Delphinornis gracilis, Eudyptes, Eudyptula, Ichtyopteryx, Inguza, Marplesornis, Megadyptes, Neculus, Nucleornis, Orthopteryx, Orthopteryx gigas, Palaeeudyptes, Palaeeudyptinae, Palaeoapterodytes, Paraptenodytes, Pseudaptenodytes, Pygoscelis, Spheniscinae, Spheniscus, Tereingaornis

Subtaxa: Madrynornis mirandus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore