Megadyptes

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Sphenisciformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dracohors
Superordo: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia
Subordo: Theropoda
Cladus: Neotheropoda
Classis: Aves
Cladus: Euavialae
Cladus: Avebrevicauda
Cladus: Pygostylia
Cladus: Ornithothoraces
Cladus: Euornithes
Cladus: Ornithuromorpha
Cladus: Ornithurae
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Sphenisciformes

Familia: Spheniscidae
Genus: Megadyptes
Species: M. antipodes – †M. waitaha

Name[edit]

References[edit]

  • Boessenkool, S. et al. 2009: Relict or colonizer? Extinction and range expansion of penguins in southern New Zealand. Proceedings of the Royal Society (B), 276: 815–821. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2008.1246 PDF (efirst version)
  • Annales Des Sciences Naturelles (6) 9 art.9 p.56

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: "Large diver" Penguins