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Inguza Simpson 1975 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39722

Alternative spelling: Insuza

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1975. Notes on variation in penguins and on fossil penguins from the Pliocene of Langebaanweg, Cape Province, South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 69(4):59-72

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

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

Subtaxa: Inguza predemersus

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Type: Spheniscus predemersus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore