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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudyptes chrysocome (Forster, 1781) 
AphiaID: 212657

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 editorEudyptes (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEudyptes Vieillot, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudyptes chrysocome chrysocome (Forster, 1781)
Sources  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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrotspingu├»n  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwestern rockhopper penguinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrockhopper penguin  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgorfou sauteur  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Felsenpinguin  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkayalik pengueni  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudyptes chrysocome chrysocome (Forster, 1781) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudyptes chrysocome (Forster, 1781) (alternate representation)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudyptes chrysocome moseleyi Mathews & Iredale, 1921 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEudyptes moseleyi Mathews & Iredale, 1921 (alternate representation)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Ocean [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (34 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (159 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (105 nucleotides; 42 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Category Vagrant [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 66-76 cm. Plumage: adult with head, throat, back, wings, tail and undertail coverts black, breast and belly white. Yellow line above eye not meeting on forehead, but ending in long, pale yellow plumes behind each eye. Immature with a line of cream feathers above eye and replacing plumes behind eye. Bare parts: iris red; bill pink to orange-red; feet dull pink with darker webs and black soles. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Vulnerable [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Rockhopper Penguin pair 1_1
Rockhopper Penguin pai...
Rockhopper Penguin pair 2_1
Rockhopper Penguin pai...
rockhopper penguin
rockhopper penguin
Southern rockhopper penguin
Southern rockhopper pe...
[image from synonym]
Eudyptes chrysocome
Eudyptes chrysocome
Eudyptes chrysocome
Eudyptes chrysocome
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212657
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-06-23 10:03:15Z  checked  Tasker, Mark
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P.; Tasker, M. (2014). Eudyptes chrysocome (Forster, 1781). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212657 on 2014-09-22
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