Full reference: C. P. Tambussi, C. I. Acosta Hospitaleche, M. A. Reguero and S. A. Marenssi. 2006. Late Eocene penguins from West Antarctica: systematics and biostratigraphy. Geological Society, London Special Publication 258:145-161
See also Chavez 2007
Sister taxon: Tonniornis mesetaensis
Type specimen: MLP 93-1-6-3, a limb element (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
Distribution: found only at La Meseta Fm Telm 7
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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