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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAptenodytes patagonicus Miller, 1778 
AphiaID: 212656

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSphenisciformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAptenodytes (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAptenodytes patagonicus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAptenodytes J. R. Forster, 1777
Sources  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkoningspinguïn  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorking penguin  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormanchot royal  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKönigspinguin  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Ocean [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (25 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (126 nucleotides; 31 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Category Visitor [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 94 cm. Plumage: Head, wings and tail black; belly white; back blue-grey; black line from back of head extending down sides separates grey back from white belly; bright orange patch behind ear extends into yellow-orange upper breast. Immature paler. Bare parts: iris dark brown; upper mandible black lower mandible black with red line at base; legs and feet black. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Least Concern [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212656
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Aptenodytes patagonicus Miller, 1778. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212656 on 2014-12-22
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