Alternative combination: Spheniscus predemersus
Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1971. Fossil penguin from the late Cenozoic of South Africa. Science 171:1144-1145
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: SAM L6510, a set of postcrania (humerus)
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
• Pliocene of South Africa (3 collections)
• Miocene of South Africa (1)
Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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