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Anthropodyptes gilli Simpson 1959 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 106287

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1959. A new fossil penguin from Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 71(2):113-119

Belongs to Anthropodyptes according to T. Park and E. M. G. Fitzgerald 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NMV P17167, a set of postcrania (humerus). Its type locality is Devil's Den, which is in an Aquitanian/Burdigalian marine marl in the Gellibrand Marl Formation of Australia.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore