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The Penguin is a member of the family Spheniscidae.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Sphenisciformes Family: Spheniscidae
This family includes 17 species, placed into six genera. Members of the order are commonly known as penguins, and are oceanic or coastal denizens.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penguin

Penguins (order Sphenisciformes, family Spheniscidae) are a group of aquatic, flightless birds. ... 2.1 Living species and recent extinctions; 2.2 Fossil genera; 2.3 Taxonomy; 2.4 Evolution. 2.4.1 Basal fossils; 2.4.2 Palaeeudyptines; 2.4.3 Origin  ...

seaworld.org/en/animal-info/animal-infobooks/penguin/scientific-classification

PENGUINS - Scientific Classification...Discover animal, environmental, and zoological career facts as you explore in-depth topic coverage via SeaWorld, Busch ...

seaworld.org/en/animal-info/animal-bytes/birds/penguins

SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION ... INCUBATION: In most species of penguins, both the male and female parent takes turns incubating the egg. In emperor ...

www.pinguins.info/Engels/taxonomie_eng.html

Order : Sphenisciformes, This includes all living and extinct penguins. Family: Spheniscidae, It is the only family classification in the order Sphenisciformes.

www.livescience.com/27434-penguin-facts.html

Sep 22, 2014 ... According to the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), there are 19 species of penguin. (Some experts, however, say the eastern ...

www.iucnredlist.org/details/22697752/0

Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family. Animalia ... Scientific Name: Aptenodytes forsteri. Species ... English, –, Emperor Penguin.

bioweb.uwlax.edu/bio203/s2007/magnuson_kath/classification.htm

-Includes all living and extinct penguins -The only family in the order, Sphenisciformes. Genus: Aptenodytes -"Featherless diver" -Includes the Emperor and King ...

www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=174449

Taxonomic Serial No. ... Family, Spheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831 – Penguins. Genus ... Species, Aptenodytes forsteri G. R. Gray, 1844 – Emperor Penguin ...

www.penguinworld.com/types/aptenodytes.html

The genus Aptenodytes, which consists of the Emperor and King Penguins, differs in many respects from the other living penguins. Apart from their outstanding ...