Wimanornis seymourensis Simpson 1971 (penguin)

Aves - Sphenisciformes

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1971. Review of fossil penguins from Seymour Island. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B. Biological Sciences 178(1053):357-387

Belongs to Wimanornis according to G. G. Simpson 1971

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BM(NH) A/3367, a set of postcrania (humerus). Its type locality is La Meseta Fm Telm 7, which is in a Priabonian estuary/bay sandstone in the La Meseta Formation of Antarctica.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Eocene of Antarctica (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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