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Eudyptes chrysocome  (J. R. Forster, 1781)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 559996

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Eudyptes crestatus (J. F. Miller, 1784)
    Aptenodytes crestata J. F. Miller, 1784
    Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome (J. R. Forster, 1781)
  Common Name(s): Rockhopper Penguin [English]
    Southern Rockhopper 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  
                               GenusEudyptes Vieillot, 1816 – Crested Penguins  
                                  SpeciesEudyptes chrysocome (J. R. Forster, 1781) – Rockhopper Penguin, Southern Rockhopper Penguin  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Eudyptes chrysocome    
  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: Eudyptes chrysocome, Southern Rockhopper Penguin [English]   
  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 chrysocome   
  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: Eudyptes chrysocome, Rockhopper Penguin [English]   
  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 chrysocome   

 Geographic Information
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