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Dege Simpson 1979 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39717

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1979. A new genus of late Tertiary penguin from Langebaanweg, South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 78(1):1-9

Parent taxon: Spheniscidae according to S. L. Olson 1985

Sister taxa: Anthropodyptes, Anthropornithinae, Aptenodytes, Arthrodytes, Crossvallia, Eudyptes, Eudyptula, Inguza, Madrynornis, Marplesornis, Megadyptes, Nucleornis, Palaeeudyptes, Palaeeudyptinae, Paraptenodytes, Pseudaptenodytes, Pygoscelis, Spheniscinae, Spheniscus, Tereingaornis

Subtaxa: Dege hendeyi

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Type: Dege hendeyi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore