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penguins
Sphenisciformes

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  superorder Neognathae

Images

Spheniscus humboldti - Peruvian Penguin

Spheniscus humboldti - Peruvian Penguin

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Spheniscus demersus - Jackass Penguin

Spheniscus demersus - Jackass Penguin

Author: Milan Kořínek

Sphenisciformes in BioLib

Functions restricted to taxon Sphenisciformes

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

family Spheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831 - penguins

Fossil taxa

genus Crossvallia Tambussi, 2005 inc.sed.
genus Inkayacu Clarke, Ksepka, Salas-Gismondi, Altamirano, Shawkey, D'Alba, Vinther, DeVries & Baby, 2010
genus Waimanu Jones, Ando & Fordyce, in Slack, Jones, Ando, Harrison, Fordyce, Arnason & Penny, 2006 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [7564dbad-6925-4f15-9ce0-640d6f6fe1e9]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Sphenisciformes]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Sphenisciformes]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Sphenisciformes]

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extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon