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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.


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  ...


Order: Sphenisciformes. Family: Spheniscidae. Genus: Aptenodytes. Species: A. forsteri. Binomial name. Aptenodytes forsteri. Gray, 1844. Manchot empereur carte reparition.png. Emperor penguin range (breeding colonies in green). The emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the tallest and heaviest of all living penguin ... Scientific classification · e.


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


SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION ... ORDER: Sphenisciformes. FAMILY: Spheniscidae ... As with other marine animals, penguins have a fusiform (tapered ) shape.


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


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


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


Taxonomy [top]. Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family. Animalia, Chordata ... English, –, Emperor Penguin. Spanish, –, Pingüino ...


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