Delphinornis arctowskii Myrcha et al. 2002 (penguin)

Aves - Sphenisciformes

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 Delphinornis according to M. Chavez 2007

See also Jadwiszczak 2006, Myrcha et al. 2002 and Tambussi et al. 2006

Sister taxon: Delphinornis larseni

Type specimen: IB/P/B-0484, a limb element (left tarsometatarsus). Its type locality is ZPAL 4, which is in a Priabonian estuary/bay horizon in the La Meseta Formation of Antarctica.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Eocene of Antarctica (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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