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genus

Palaeospheniscus Moreno & Mercerat, 1891

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Sphenisciformes - penguins »  family Spheniscidae - penguins

Scientific synonyms

Chubutodyptes Simpson, 1970
Neculus Ameghino, 1905
Paraspheniscus Ameghino, 1905 nec Hendel, 1927
Perispheniscus Ameghino, 1905
Pseudospheniscus Ameghino, 1905

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

species Palaeospheniscus bergi Moreno & Mercerat, 1891
species Palaeospheniscus biloculatus (Simpson, 1970)
species Palaeospheniscus gracilis Ameghino, 1899
species Palaeospheniscus patagonicus Moreno & Mercerat, 1891
species Palaeospheniscus wimani (Ameghino, 1905)

Links and literature

EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [39729]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [http://www.fossilworks.org/] [as Palaeospheniscus Moreno & Mercerat, 1891]
Data retrieved on: 13 December 2015
EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1188493]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Palaeospheniscus Moreno & Mercerat, 1891]
Data retrieved on: 29 November 2019

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Explanations

extinct taxon