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Eretiscus Olson 1986 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 173480

Invalid subtaxa: Microdytes Simpson 1981 [replaced name] (no. 106288), Mycrodytes Simpson 1981 [replaced name] (no. 373916)

Full reference: S. L. Olson. 1986. A replacement name for the fossil penguin Microdytes Simpson (Aves: Spheniscidae). Journal of Paleontology 60(3):785

Parent taxon: Palaeospheniscinae according to D. T. Ksepka et al. 2006

Sister taxon: Palaeospheniscus

Subtaxa: Eretiscus tonnii

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore