PaleoDB taxon number: 105516
Full reference: B. J. Marples. 1952. Early Tertiary penguins of New Zealand. New zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 20:1-66
Type specimen: OM C.47.21, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Duntroon (Kokoamu Greensand), which is in a Duntroonian offshore shelf limestone in the Kokoamu Greensand Formation of New Zealand.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore