Adelie Penguin - Pygoscelis adeliae

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Pygoscelis adeliae
Author (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 174445
Common Names English: Adelie Penguin
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Sphenisciformes
          Family: Spheniscidae
            Genus: Pygoscelis
Taxonomic Children
Synonyms (since 1950)
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ITIS TSN174445
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
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Status - Red List, IUCN -
    NT (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)86,961
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets12
Year1900 - 2008
Latitude-77.58 - -54.42
Longitude-179.86 - 180.00
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