Palaeeudyptes gunnari Wiman 1905 (penguin)

Aves - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

Alternative combinations: Eosphaeniscus gunnari, Eospheniscus gunnari

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

Belongs to Palaeeudyptes according to A. Myrcha et al. 2002

See also Acosta Hospitaleche and Reguero 2010, Ameghino 1905, Brodkorb 1963, Chavez 2007, Jadwiszczak 2006, Lambrecht 1933, Marples 1953, Myrcha et al. 1990, Simpson 1946, Simpson 1971, Tambussi et al. 2006, Wiman 1905 and Wiman 1905

Sister taxa: Palaeeudyptes antarcticus, Palaeeudyptes klekowskii, Palaeeudyptes marplesi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Snow Hill, next to, which is in a Bartonian coastal sandstone in the La Meseta Formation of Antarctica

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Eocene of Antarctica (10 collections), Argentina (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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