WoRMS taxon details

Spheniscus Brisson, 1760

205911  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205911)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Size: small to medium. Plumage: black with a white line from eyebrow encircling ear coverts; underparts white; black line...  
Description 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]
WoRMS (2021). Spheniscus Brisson, 1760. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205911 on 2021-06-19
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2020-06-25 07:35:06Z
changed

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman. (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. <em>Academic Press, London.</em>  [details]   
From other sources
Description 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]