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genus

Pygoscelis Wagler, 1832

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

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 6

species Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841) - Adelie Penguin

Pygoscelis adeliae - Adelie Penguin

species Pygoscelis antarcticus (Forster, 1781) - Chinstrap Penguin

Pygoscelis antarcticus - Chinstrap Penguin

species Pygoscelis calderensis Walsh & Suárez, 2006
species Pygoscelis grandis Walsh & Suárez, 2006
species Pygoscelis papua (Forster, 1781) - Gentoo Penguin

Pygoscelis papua - Gentoo Penguin

species Pygoscelis tyreei Simpson, 1972

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Pygoscelis Wagler, 1832]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013

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Explanations

extinct taxon