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Pseudaptenodytes Simpson 1970 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39732

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1970. Miocene penguins from Victoria, Australia, and Chubut, Argentina. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria 31:17-24

Parent taxon: Spheniscidae according to T. Park 2014

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

Subtaxa: Pseudaptenodytes macraei, Pseudaptenodytes minor

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Type: Pseudaptenodytes macraei

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore