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Waimanu Slack et al. 2006 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 139506

Full reference: K. E. Slack, C. M. Jones, T. Ando, G. L. Harrison, R. E. Fordyce, U. Arnason, and D. Penny. 2006. Early penguin fossils, plus mitochondrial genomes, calibrate avian evolution. Molecular Biology and Evolution 23(6):1144-1155

Parent taxon: Sphenisciformes according to G. Mayr et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Anthropornis, Aprosdokitos, Archaeospheniscus, Delphinornis, Duntroonornis, Icadyptes, Inkayacu, Kaiika, Kairuku, Korora, Kumimanu, Marambiornis, Mesetaornis, Muriwaimanu, Pachydyptes, Palaeospheniscinae, Paraptenodytinae, Perudyptes, Platydyptes, Sequiwaimanu, Spheniscidae, Tonniornis, Wimanornis

Subtaxa: Waimanu manneringi

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Type: Waimanu manneringi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore