Gentoo Penguin - Pygoscelis papua

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Pygoscelis papua
Author (J. R. Forster, 1781)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 174447
Common Names English: Gentoo Penguin
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Sphenisciformes
          Family: Spheniscidae
            Genus: Pygoscelis
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi
Subspecies: Pygoscelis papua papua
Synonyms (since 1950)
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ITIS TSN174447
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
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Status - Red List, IUCN -
    NT (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)607
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets9
Year1900 - 2007
Latitude-65.18 - -46.17
Longitude-67.50 - 160.00
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