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family

penguins
Spheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831

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

Scientific synonyms

Aptenodytidae Sundevall, C.J., 1836
Dasyramphinae Bonaparte, C.L., 1856
Dypsicleidae Poche, F., 1904
Eudyptidae Des Murs, O., 1860
Eudyptulidae Boetticher, 1943
Pygoscelidae Boetticher, 1943

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Included taxa

Number of records: 31

genus Anthropodyptes Simpson, 1959
genus Anthropornis Wiman, 1905
genus Aptenodytes Miller, 1778
genus Archaeospheniscus Marples, 1952
genus Arthrodytes Ameghino, 1905
genus Dege Simpson, 1979
genus Delphinornis Wiman, 1905
genus Duntroonornis Marples, 1953
genus Eretiscus Olson, 1986
genus Eudyptes Vieillot, 1816
genus Eudyptula Bonaparte, 1856
genus Icadyptes Clarke, 2007
genus Inguza Simpson, 1975
genus Korora Marples, 1952
genus Madrynornis C.A. Hospitaleche et al., 2007
genus Marambiornis Myrcha et al., 2002
genus Marplesornis Simpson, 1972
genus Megadyptes Milne-Edwards, 1880
genus Mesetaornis Myrcha et al., 2002
genus Nucleornis Simpson, 1979
genus Pachydyptes Oliver, 1930
genus Palaeeudyptes Huxley, 1859
genus Palaeospheniscus Moreno & Mercerat, 1891
genus Paraptenodytes Ameghino, 1891
genus Perudyptes J.A. Clarke et al., 2007
genus Platydyptes Marples, 1953
genus Pseudaptenodytes Simpson, 1970
genus Pygoscelis Wagler, 1832
genus Spheniscus Brisson, 1760
genus Tonniornis Tambussi et al., 2006
genus Wimanornis Simpson, 1971

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [81952fbb-fe01-470c-9355-3200dcf8b304]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Spheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Spheniscidae]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Spheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831]

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extinct taxon