Korora 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

Parent taxon: Sphenisciformes according to G. Mayr 2009

See also Brodkorb 1963, Carroll 1988, Marples 1952 and Simpson 1971

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

Subtaxa: Korora oliveri

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Hakataramea Valley ( of New Zealand)

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