Fairy Penguin - Eudyptula minor

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Eudyptula minor
Author (J. R. Forster, 1781)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 174460
Common Names English: Fairy Penguin
English: Little Penguin
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Sphenisciformes
          Family: Spheniscidae
            Genus: Eudyptula
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Eudyptula minor albosignata
Subspecies: Eudyptula minor chathamensis
Subspecies: Eudyptula minor iredalei
Subspecies: Eudyptula minor minor
Subspecies: Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae
Subspecies: Eudyptula minor variabilis
Synonyms (since 1950)
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Physical Description / Field Identification

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Ecology and Behavior

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ITIS TSN174460
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
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Status - Red List, IUCN -
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)2,300
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets2
Year1885 - 2009
Latitude-43.52 - -32.02
Longitude114.83 - 172.73
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