Taxon profile


Rockhopper Penguin
Eudyptes chrysocome (J. R. Forster, 1781)

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

Scientific synonyms

Eudyptes crestatus Miller, 1784





Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome (Forster, 1781)
subspecies Eudyptes chrysocome filholi Hutton, 1879

Eudyptes chrysocome filholi - 0000000001 1

subspecies Eudyptes chrysocome moseleyi Mathews & Iredale, 1921 - Tristan da Cunha Rockhopper

Eudyptes chrysocome moseleyi - 0000000001 1

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22735250]

Bird Life [] [as Eudyptes chrysocome (Forster, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22735250]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Eudyptes chrysocome (Forster, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [bdcd2645-b9e2-4fc5-b769-9ef0845d8567]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Eudyptes chrysocome (J.R. Forster, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [52464]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Eudyptes chrysocome J. R. Forster, 1781]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Eudyptes chrysocome (Forster, JR, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [], American Ornithologists' Union [as Eudyptes chrysocome]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Eudyptes chrysocome (Forster, 1781)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Eudyptes chrysocome]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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