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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscus 
AphiaID: 205911

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSphenisciformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscidae
Source  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscus demersus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscus humboldti Meyen, 1834
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscus magellanicus (Forster, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscus mendiculus Sundevall, 1871
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Size: small to medium. Plumage: black with a white line from eyebrow encircling ear coverts; underparts white; black line encirdling body from upper breast down sides of body to feet. Bare parts: pink skin around lores and eyes; feet and bill blackish. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205911
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Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Spheniscus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205911 on 2014-12-22
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