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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.


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  ...


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


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


DESCRIPTION: Largest of all living penguin species, the emperor penguin has a ... by and reported to the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research (SCAR).


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


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


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


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


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