CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Aves (class)  »  Sphenisciformes (order)  »  Spheniscidae (family)

CAAB Code: 40 001002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Aptenodytes patagonicus    Miller, 1778
CAAB category: 40 - Aves
Family: Spheniscidae (penguins) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: king penguin
Distribution: There is no distribution data for this taxa.
Common Names List: king penguin
Organism Type: a penguin
Parent Codes
(if any)
40 001901
Census of Australian Vertebrate Species 0927
ITIS (USA) 174450 view at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2019-01-11 view at WoRMS
Record source: Ross, G. J. B. Weaver, K. Greig, J.C., Editors, 1996, The Status of Australia's Seabirds. Proceedings of the National Seabird Workshop, Canberra, 1-2 November 1993. Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia, Canberra 237pp.
Scientific Name
verified against
Stanger, M. Clayton, M. Schodde, R. Wombey, J. Mason, I., 1998, CSIRO list of Australian vertebrates: a reference with conservation status. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, VIC. 123pp.

Record details

Record entered on 12-Oct-1999 00:00 by Tony Rees
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