Delphinornis Wiman 1905 (penguin)

Aves - Sphenisciformes

Full reference: C. Wiman. 1905. Vorlaufige Mitteilung uber die alttertiaren Vertebraten der Symourinsel. Bulletin of the Geological Institution of the University of Upsala 6:247-253

Parent taxon: Sphenisciformes according to D. T. Ksepka et al. 2006

See also Ameghino 1905, Brodkorb 1963, Carroll 1988, Jadwiszczak 2006, Jadwiszczak and Mörs 2011, Jadwiszczak and Mörs 2019, Lambrecht 1933, Myrcha et al. 2002, Simpson 1946, Simpson 1971, Tambussi et al. 2006 and Wiman 1905

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

Subtaxa: Delphinornis arctowskii Delphinornis larseni

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene to Miocene of Antarctica (1 collection)

• Eocene of Antarctica (10)

Total: 11 collections including 15 occurrences

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