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Eudyptula minor  (J. R. Forster, 1781)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174460

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Fairy Penguin [English]
    Little Penguin [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderSphenisciformes  – Penguins, pingouins  
                            FamilySpheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831 – Penguins  
                               GenusEudyptula Bonaparte, 1856  
                                  SpeciesEudyptula minor (J. R. Forster, 1781) – Fairy Penguin, Little Penguin  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Eudyptula minor albosignata Finsch, 1874  
                                     Subspecies Eudyptula minor chathamensis Kinsky & Falla, 1976  
                                     Subspecies Eudyptula minor iredalei Mathews, 1911  
                                     Subspecies Eudyptula minor minor (J. R. Forster, 1781)  
                                     Subspecies Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae (Stephens, 1826)  
                                     Subspecies Eudyptula minor variabilis Kinsky & Falla, 1976  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Eudyptula minor    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9, website (version 2.9)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Master list and sub-lists are maintained at, and 'virtually replace' Gill & Wright 2006 (Birds of the World, Recommended English Names)   
  Reference for: Eudyptula minor, Little Penguin [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Eudyptula minor   
  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: Eudyptula minor   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Eudyptula minor, Fairy Penguin [English]   

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