Jackass Penguin - Spheniscus demersus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Spheniscus demersus
Author (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 174462
Common Names English: Jackass Penguin
English: African Penguin
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Sphenisciformes
          Family: Spheniscidae
            Genus: Spheniscus
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Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN174462
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
    E (Wherever found)
Status - Red List, IUCN
    EN (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)584
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets3
Year1978 - 2006
Latitude-34.71 - -30.10
Longitude17.40 - 26.30
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