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Eudyptes  Vieillot, 1816
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174451

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Crested Penguins [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderSphenisciformes  – Penguins, pingouins  
                            FamilySpheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831 – Penguins  
                               GenusEudyptes Vieillot, 1816 – Crested Penguins  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Eudyptes chrysocome (J. R. Forster, 1781) – Rockhopper Penguin, Southern Rockhopper Penguin 
                                  Species Eudyptes chrysolophus (Brandt, 1837) – Macaroni Penguin 
                                  Species Eudyptes filholi Hutton, 1879  
                                  Species Eudyptes moseleyi Mathews & Iredale, 1921 – Northern Rockhopper Penguin 
                                  Species Eudyptes pachyrhynchus G. R. Gray, 1845 – Fiordland Penguin 
                                  Species Eudyptes robustus Oliver, 1953 – Snares Penguin 
                                  Species Eudyptes schlegeli Finsch, 1876 – Royal Penguin 
                                  Species Eudyptes sclateri Buller, 1888 – Erect-crested Penguin 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Eudyptes    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Eudyptes   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.08, website (version 08-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Eudyptes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Warham, J. / Stonehouse, Bernard, ed.  
  Publication Date: 1975   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Crested Penguins   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Biology of Penguins   
  Page(s): ix + 555   
  Publisher: University Park Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8391-0805-2   
  Reference for: Eudyptes, Crested Penguins [English]   

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