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

Penguin - Wikipedia


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 B...

PENGUINS - Scientific Classification - Sea World.org


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

Emperor penguins Animal Bytes - Sea World.org


SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION ... ORDER: Sphenisciformes ... DESCRIPTION: Largest of all living penguin species, the emperor penguin has a black head, chin  ...

Pinguins info - penguin - information taxonomy about penguins


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

Classification - BioWeb Home


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

ITIS Standard Report Page: Aptenodytes forsteri


Taxonomic Rank: Species. Synonym(s): ... Order, Sphenisciformes – Penguins, pingouins ... Species, Aptenodytes forsteri G. R. Gray, 1844 – Emperor Penguin ...

ADW: Aptenodytes forsteri: CLASSIFICATION


Aptenodytes forsteriemperor penguin ... ClassSarcopterygiilobe-finned fishes and terrestrial vertebrates ... ClassReptiliaturtles, snakes, lizards, and relatives.

penguin | bird order | Britannica.com


Dec 30, 2015 ... Penguin (order Sphenisciformes), any of 18 species of flightless marine birds that live only in the Southern ..... Evolution and classification.

Penguin Facts: Species & Habitat - Live Science


Sep 22, 2014 ... Penguins are torpedo-shaped, flightless birds that live in the ... Classification/ taxonomy. The taxonomy of penguins, according to ITIS, is:.