Palaeeudyptes klekowskii Myrcha et al. 2002 (penguin)

Aves - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

Full reference: A. Myrcha, P. Jadwiszczak, C. P. Tambussi, J. I. Noriega, A. Gazdzicki, A. Tatur, and R. A. Valle. 2002. Taxonomic revision of Eocene Antarctic penguins based on tarsometatarsal morphology. Polish Polar Research 23(1):5-46

Belongs to Palaeeudyptes according to C. Acosta Hospitaleche 2014

See also Acosta Hospitaleche and Reguero 2010, Jadwiszczak 2006, Myrcha et al. 2002 and Tambussi et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Palaeeudyptes antarcticus, Palaeeudyptes gunnari, Palaeeudyptes marplesi

Type specimen: IB/P /B-0065, a limb element (right tarsometatarsus)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Antarctica (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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