Taxon profile


Pygoscelis Wagler, 1832

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

Scientific synonyms

Dasycelis Mathews, 1934
Dasyramphus Hombron & Jacquinot, 1853
Pucheramphus Mathews, 1935
Pygoscelys Bonaparte, 1854

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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

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

Pygoscelis adeliae - Adelie Penguin

species Pygoscelis antarcticus (J. R. Forster, 1781) - Chinstrap Penguin

Pygoscelis antarcticus - Chinstrap Penguin

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

Pygoscelis papua - Gentoo Penguin

species Pygoscelis tyreei Simpson, 1972

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [c0c981aa-f7d9-4dfa-83be-994f51839bc1]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Pygoscelis Wagler, 1832]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Pygoscelis Wagler, 1832]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017

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