Wimanornis 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

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

See also Carroll 1988 and Simpson 1971

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

Subtaxa: Wimanornis seymourensis

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Type: Wimanornis seymourensis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Antarctica (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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