Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1973. Tertiary penguins (Sphenisciformes, Spheniscidae) from Ysterplaats, Cape Town, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 69:342-344
See also Olson 1985
Type specimen: Q1882, a set of postcrania (humerus). Its type locality is Ysterplaats, which is in a Zanclean marine sandstone in South Africa.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
• Pliocene of South Africa (2 collections)
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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