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Pygoscelis tyreei Simpson 1972 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 106248

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1972. Pliocene penguins from North Canterbury, New Zealand. Records of the Canterbury Museum 9(2):159-182

Belongs to Pygoscelis according to G. G. Simpson 1972

Sister taxa: Pygoscelis adeliae, Pygoscelis antarcticus, Pygoscelis calderensis, Pygoscelis grandis, Pygoscelis papua

Type specimen: CM AV 16527, a partial skeleton

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore