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The Penguin is a member of the phylum Chordata.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Sphenisciformes Family: Spheniscidae
Chordates are characterized by having pharyngeal slits, a dorsal nerve cord, a notochord, and a post-anal tail at some point during their development.

Penguin - Wikipedia

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Penguins (order Sphenisciformes, family Spheniscidae) are a group of aquatic, flightless birds. ... In fact, only a few species of penguin live so far south. .... known , the alpha taxonomy of many p...

PENGUINS - Scientific Classification - Sea World

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

Animal Bytes: Penguins - Sea World

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As with other marine animals, penguins have a fusiform (tapered) shape. ... INCUBATION: In most species of penguins, both the male and female parent takes ...

Emperor penguins Animal Bytes - Sea World

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DESCRIPTION: Largest of all living penguin species, the emperor penguin has a black head, chin, and throat, with broad yellow patches on each side of the ...

Pinguins info - penguin - information taxonomy about penguins

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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.

Classification - BioWeb Home

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-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

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Taxonomic Serial No.: 174449 ... Phylum, Chordata – cordés, cordado, chordates ... Species, Aptenodytes forsteri G. R. Gray, 1844 – Emperor Penguin ...

Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor Penguin) - IUCN Red List

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

The penguin genus: Aptenodytes - Penguin World

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