Marambiornis 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

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

See also Jadwiszczak 2006 and Myrcha et al. 2002

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

Subtaxa: Marambiornis exilis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Antarctica (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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