Dege hendeyi Simpson 1979 (penguin)

Aves - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1979. A new genus of late Tertiary penguin from Langebaanweg, South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 78(1):1-9

Belongs to Dege according to G. G. Simpson 1979

See also Olson 1985

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: L28455, a set of postcrania

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Pliocene of South Africa (3 collections)

• Miocene of South Africa (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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