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 Th...
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Order : Sphenisciformes, This includes all living and extinct penguins. Family:
Spheniscidae, It is the only family classification in the order Sphenisciformes.
Taxonomy and Nomenclature ... Family, Spheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831 –
Penguins ... Species, Aptenodytes forsteri G. R. Gray, 1844 – Emperor Penguin ...
The genus Aptenodytes, which consists of the Emperor and King Penguins,
differs in many respects from the other living penguins. Apart from their
Sep 22, 2014 ... Penguins are torpedo-shaped, flightless birds that live in the southern ...
Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), there are 19 species of penguin.
Emperor Penguin Classification and EvolutionThe Emperor Penguin is found on
and around the Antarctic continent and is not just the largest species of penguin ...
Dec 30, 2015 ... The majority of the 18 species live not in Antarctica but rather between latitudes
45° and 60° S, where they breed on islands. A few penguins ...
Scientific Name: Eudyptula minor ... English, –, Little Penguin, Fairy Penguin,
Blue Penguin ... For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
San Diego Zoo Global Library fact sheet for the African penguin, Spheniscus
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