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Palaeeudyptes Huxley 1859 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 92183

Alternative spelling: Palaeondyptes

Synonyms: Eosphaeniscus Wiman 1905 (no. 92184), Eospheniscus Wiman 1905 (no. 106284)

Full reference: T. H. Huxley. 1859. On a fossil bird and a fossil cetacean from New Zealand. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 15:670-677

Parent taxon: Spheniscidae according to C. Acosta Hospitaleche 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, Palaeeudyptinae, Palaeoapterodytes, Paraptenodytes, Pseudaptenodytes, Pygoscelis, Spheniscinae, Spheniscus, Tereingaornis

Subtaxa: Palaeeudyptes antarcticus, Palaeeudyptes gunnari, Palaeeudyptes klekowskii, Palaeeudyptes marplesi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore