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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...

PENGUINS - Scientific Classification - Sea World


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

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.

Aptenodytes forsteri - Integrated Taxonomic Information System


Taxonomy and Nomenclature ... Order, Sphenisciformes – Penguins, pingouins ... Species, Aptenodytes forsteri G. R. Gray, 1844 – Emperor Penguin ...

penguin | bird order | Britannica.com


Dec 30, 2015 ... Penguin (order Sphenisciformes), any of 18 species of flightless marine ..... annotated classification (in bird: Annotated classification); Antarctic ...

ADW: Aptenodytes forsteri: CLASSIFICATION


Aptenodytes forsteriemperor penguin. Facebook. Twitter ... ClassSarcopterygii lobe-finned fishes and terrestrial vertebrates. Sarcopterygii: ... Classification.

Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) - Animals - A-Z Animals ...


Emperor Penguin Classification and EvolutionThe Emperor Penguin is found on and around the Antarctic continent and is not just the largest species of penguin ...

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:.

Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor Penguin) - IUCN Red List


Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family ... English, –, Emperor Penguin. Taxonomic Source(s): del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, ...

Eudyptula minor (Blue Penguin, Fairy Penguin, Little Penguin)


Taxonomic Source(s): del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the  ...

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.
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Animal Bytes - Penguins - Sea World


SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION ... ORDER: Sphenisciformes ... WEIGHT: Of the 18 penguin species, emperor penguins weigh the most at 27-41 kg (60-90 lbs).

Classification - BioWeb Home


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

The penguin genus: Aptenodytes - PenguinWorld


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