Korora oliveri Marples 1952 (penguin)

Aves - Sphenisciformes

Full reference: B. J. Marples. 1952. Early Tertiary penguins of New Zealand. New zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 20:1-66

Belongs to Korora according to G. Mayr 2009

See also Brodkorb 1963, Fordyce 1991, Marples 1952 and Simpson 1971

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: OM C.50.63, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Hakataramea Valley, which is in a Waitakian marine sandstone in the Kokoamu Greensand Formation of New Zealand.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Hakataramea Valley

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