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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. .... are known, the alpha taxonomy of man...

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 ...

Animal Bytes - Penguins - Sea World


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

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 ...

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

Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor Penguin) - IUCN Red List


Taxonomic Source(s): del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and ... This species's breeding colonies are predicted to decline in the northern part of its ...

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


Taxonomy [top] ... English, –, Little Penguin, Fairy Penguin, Blue Penguin ... For these reasons the species is evaluated as Least Concern. Previously published ...

Spheniscus humboldti (Humboldt Penguin, Peruvian Penguin)


Taxonomic Source(s): del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and ... This species has undergone extreme population size fluctuations, (close to one ...

Pygoscelis adeliae (Adélie Penguin) - IUCN Red List


Click here to view more detailed search options such as taxonomy, location, habitat, Discover .... This is the most studied penguin species (del Hoyo et al. 1992) ...

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.
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Emperor Penguin - Sea World


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


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 ... Phylum, Chordata – cordés, cordado, chordates ... Species, Aptenodytes forsteri G. R. Gray, 1844 – Emperor Penguin ...