King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Aptenodytes patagonicus
Author J. F. Miller, 1778
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 174450
Common Names English: King Penguin
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Sphenisciformes
          Family: Spheniscidae
            Genus: Aptenodytes
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Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN174450
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
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Status - Red List, IUCN
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)126,949
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets14
Year1960 - 2019
Latitude-70.56 - -37.87
Longitude-175.99 - 178.80
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