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Arthrodytes Ameghino 1905 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39715

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

Parent taxon: Spheniscidae according to C. Acosta Hospitaleche and C. Tambussi 2008

Sister taxa: Anthropodyptes, Anthropornithinae, Aptenodytes, Apterodytes ictus, Crossvallia, Dege, Delphinornis gracilis, Eudyptes, Eudyptula, Ichtyopteryx, Inguza, Madrynornis, Marplesornis, Megadyptes, Neculus, Nucleornis, Orthopteryx, Orthopteryx gigas, Palaeeudyptes, Palaeeudyptinae, Palaeoapterodytes, Paraptenodytes, Pseudaptenodytes, Pygoscelis, Spheniscinae, Spheniscus, Tereingaornis

Subtaxa: Arthrodytes andrewsi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore