Taxonomic Drilldown

At any stage, you can move up or down the Taxonomic hierachy of Antarctic/subantarctic species by clicking on any name. Lower level taxon counts are shown in [].

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Sphenisciformes
Family Spheniscidae

List of all species - see Taxon profile using the number

Genus Aptenodytes
Aptenodytes forsteri Gray, 1844 Emperor Penguin
Aptenodytes patagonicus Miller,1778 King Penguin
Genus Eudyptes
Eudyptes chrysocome (Forster,1781) Rockhopper Penguin
Eudyptes chrysocome filholi Rockhopper Penguin (eastern)
Eudyptes chrysolophus (Brandt,1837) Macaroni Penguin
Eudyptes pachyrhynchus Gray,1845 Fiordland Penguin
Eudyptes robustus Oliver,1953 Snares Penguin
Eudyptes schlegeli Finch,1876 Royal Penguin
Eudyptes sclateri Buller,1888 Erect-crested Penguin
Genus Eudyptula
Eudyptula minor (Forster,1781) Little Penguin
Genus Palaeeudyptes
Palaeeudyptes klekowskii
Genus Pygoscelis
Pygoscelis adeliae (Hombron and Jacquinot,1841) Adelie Penguin
Pygoscelis antarctica (Forster,1781) Chinstrap Penguin
Pygoscelis papua (Forster,1781) Gentoo Penguin
Pygoscelis papua papua Forster, 1781 Gentoo Penguin (subantarctic)
Genus Spheniscus
Spheniscus magellanicus (Forster,1781) Magellanic Penguin