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Delphinornis Wiman 1905 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 39718

Full reference: C. Wiman. 1905. Vorlaufige Mitteilung uber die alttertiaren Vertebraten der Symourinsel. Bulletin of the Geological Institution of the University of Upsala 6:247-253

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

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

Subtaxa: Delphinornis arctowskii, Delphinornis larseni

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore