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Palaeospheniscus wimani Ameghino 1905 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 106253

Alternative combination: Perispheniscus wimani

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1905. Enumeracion de los Impennes Fosiles de Patagonia y de la Isla Seymour. Anales del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires 6:97-167

Belongs to Palaeospheniscus according to G. G. Simpson 1972

Sister taxa: Palaeospheniscus bergi, Palaeospheniscus bilocular, Palaeospheniscus biloculata, Palaeospheniscus gracilis, Palaeospheniscus huxleyorum, Palaeospheniscus patagonicus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore