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Spheniscus  Brisson, 1760
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174461

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderSphenisciformes  – Penguins, pingouins  
                            FamilySpheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831 – Penguins  
                               GenusSpheniscus Brisson, 1760  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Spheniscus demersus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Jackass Penguin, African Penguin 
                                  Species Spheniscus humboldti Meyen, 1834 – Humboldt Penguin 
                                  Species Spheniscus magellanicus (J. R. Forster, 1781) – Magellanic Penguin 
                                  Species Spheniscus mendiculus Sundevall, 1871 – Galapagos Penguin 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Spheniscus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Spheniscus   
       
  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 http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Spheniscus   
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Not to be confused with "Spheniscus Bezzi, 1913" (TSN 669348), which is an unjustified emendation of a fly genus  
 

 

   

 
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