Spheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataAvesSphenisciformes

  • 584,240

    Occurrences
  • 86

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Spheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831

Common names

  • Penguin eng
  • Penguins eng
  • Pinguine deu
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted family

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Aves
order
Sphenisciformes
family
Spheniscidae
genus
47
species
86
 
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Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.