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Archaeospheniscus wimani Marples 1953 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 92192

Alternative combination: Notodyptes wimani

Full reference: B. J. Marples. 1953. Fossil penguins form the mid-Tertiary of Seymour Island. Falkland Islands Dependence Survey Scientific Reports 5:1-15

Belongs to Archaeospheniscus according to A. Myrcha et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Archaeospheniscus lopdelli, Archaeospheniscus lowei

Type specimen: BM A.3331, a limb element (tarsometatarsus)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore