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Perudyptes Clarke et al. 2007 (penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 104309

Full reference: J. A. Clarke, D. T. Ksepka, M. Stucchi, M. Urbina, N. Giannini, S. Bertelli, Y. Narvaez and C. A. Boyd. 2007. Paleogene equatorial penguins challenge the proposed relationship between biogeography, diversity and Cenozoic climate change. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences 104(28):11545-11550

Parent taxon: Sphenisciformes according to J. A. Clarke et al. 2007

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

Subtaxa: Perudyptes devriesi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore