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Anthropodyptes Simpson 1959 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39711

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1959. A new fossil penguin from Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 71(2):113-119

Parent taxon: Spheniscidae according to T. Park and E. M. G. Fitzgerald 2012

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

Subtaxa: Anthropodyptes gilli

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore