Eudyptes Vieillot 1816 (penguin)

Aves - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

Synonym: Tasidyptes van Tets and O'Connor 1983

Parent taxon: Spheniscidae according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

See also Carroll 1988, Cole et al. 2018, Park and Fitzgerald 2012, Simpson 1946, van Tets and O'Connor 1983 and Worthy and Grant-Mackie 2003

Sister taxa: Anthropodyptes, Anthropornithinae, Aptenodytes, Apterodytes ictus, Arthrodytes, Crossvallia, Dege, Delphinornis gracilis, Eudyptula, Ichtyopteryx, Inguza, Madrynornis, Marplesornis, Megadyptes, Neculus, Nucleornis, Orthopteryx, Orthopteryx gigas, Palaeeudyptes, Palaeeudyptinae, Palaeoapterodytes, Paraptenodytes, Pseudaptenodytes, Pygoscelis, Spheniscinae, Spheniscus, Tereingaornis

Subtaxa: Eudyptes chrysocome Eudyptes pachyrhynchus Eudyptes schlegeli

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (3 collections), New Zealand (11)

Total: 14 collections including 17 occurrences

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