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Tereingaornis Scarlett 1983 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53339

Full reference: R. J. Scarlett. 1983. Tereingaornis moisleyi -- a new Pliocene penguin. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 26:419-428

Parent taxon: Spheniscidae according to R. J. Scarlett 1983

Sister taxa: Anthropodyptes, 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

Subtaxa: Tereingaornis moisleyi

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Type: Tereingaornis moisleyi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore