Spheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataAvesSphenisciformes

This is a particular view of Spheniscidae

This is Spheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831 as seen by GBIF Backbone Taxonomy checklist.

Overview

Full Name

Spheniscidae Bonaparte, 1831

Common names

  • Penguin eng
  • Penguins eng
  • penguins
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted family

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Marine

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Aves
order
Sphenisciformes
family
Spheniscidae
genus
47
species
86
 
complete classification

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Source information

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Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 29, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

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