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Pinguinus impennis Linnaeus 1758 (great auk)

Reptilia - Charadriiformes - Panalcidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 208987

Alternative combinations: Alca impennis, Plautus impennis

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Pinguinus according to N. A. Smith 2011

Sister taxon: Pinguinus alfrednewtoni

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore