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King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) Miller,JF, 1778
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Order:
  Sphenisciformes
Family:
  Spheniscidae

Scientific:
  Aptenodytes patagonicus
Citation:
  Miller,JF, 1778

Protonym:
  Aptenodytes patagonica

Avibase ID:
  827A77C754AB120E

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174450

Geographic range:

  • Aptenodytes patagonicus patagonicus: Staten I., South Georgia I. and Falkland Islands
  • Aptenodytes patagonicus halli: Macquarie, Kerguelen, Crozet and Marion islands
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  King Penguin
Czech:
  tučňák patagonský
German:
  Königspinguin
Danish:
  Kongepingvin
Spanish:
  Pingüino Rey
Finnish:
  kuningaspingviini
French:
  Manchot royal
Italian:
  Pinguino reale
Japanese:
  ousamapengin
Japanese:
  オウサマペンギン
Dutch:
  Koningspinguïn
Norwegian:
  Kongepingvin
Polish:
  pingwin królewski
Portuguese:
  Pingüim-rei
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Pingüim-rei
Russian:
  Королевский пингвин
Slovak:
  tučniak veľký
Swedish:
  Kungspingvin
Chinese:
  王企鹅


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Manchot royal ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Manchot royal ( Aptenodytes patagonica)
Clements 1st edition:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonica)
Clements 4th edition:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 6th edition:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
eBird version 1.50:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
eBird version 1.52:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
eBird version 1.53:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
eBird version 1.54:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
James Lee Peters:
    Aptenodytes patagonicus
James Lee Peters (original):
    Aptenodytes patagonica
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Aptenodytes patagonicus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   King Penguin ( Aptenodytes patagonicus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aptenodytes patagonicus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Koningpikkewyn, Koningspikkewyn
Czech: Tucnák patagonský, tučňák patagonský
Danish: Kongepingvin
German: Königspinguin
English: King Penguin
Spanish: Pingüino rey
Spanish (Argentine): Pingüino rey
Spanish (Chile): Pingüino rey
Spanish (Uruguay): Pingüino Rey
Estonian: kuningpingviin
Finnish: Kuningaspingviini
French: Manchot royal
Irish: Rí-phiongain
Hebrew: פינגווין מלכותי
Hungarian: királypingvin
Italian: Pinguino re, Pinguino reale
Japanese: ousamapengin
Japanese: オウサマペンギン
Latin: Aptenodytes patagonia, Aptenodytes patagonica, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Lithuanian: Karališkasis pingvinas
Dutch: Koningspinguïn
Norwegian: Kongepingvin
Polish: pingwin królewski
Portuguese: Pinguim-real, Pinguim-rei, pingüim-rei
Portuguese (Brazil): Pingüim-rei
Russian: королевский пингвин
Slovak: tučniak kráľovský, tucniak velký, tučniak veľký
Swedish: Kungspingvin
Turkish: Kral Penguen
Chinese: 王企鹅

 

         

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