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Little Penguin
Eudyptula minor (Forster, JR, 1781)
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Order:
  Sphenisciformes
Family:
  Spheniscidae
Genus:
  Eudyptula

Scientific:
  Eudyptula minor

Citation:
  (Forster, JR, 1781)

Reference:
  Comment.Phys.Soc.Reg.Sci.Gotting. 3(1780) p.135,147

Protonym:
  Aptenodytes minor

Avibase ID:
  151738D51BE6DDA4

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174460

Geographic range:

  • Eudyptula minor minor: Western and southern South I. and Stewart I. (New Zealand)
  • Eudyptula minor iredalei: Northern North I. (New Zealand)
  • Eudyptula minor variabilis: Southern North I. and Cook Strait (New Zealand)
  • Eudyptula minor chathamensis: Chatham Islands
  • Eudyptula minor novaehollandiae: Southern Australia and Tasmania
  • Eudyptula albosignata: Eastern South I. (New Zealand)
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Little Penguin
Czech:
  tučňák nejmenší
German:
  Zwergpinguin
Danish:
  Dværgpingvin
Spanish:
  Pingüino Enano
Finnish:
  sinipingviini
French:
  Manchot pygmée
Italian:
  Pinguino minore
Japanese:
  kobitopengin
Japanese:
  コビトペンギン
Dutch:
  Dwergpinguïn
Norwegian:
  Dvergpingvin
Polish:
  pingwin maly
Portuguese:
  Pinguim-azul
Russian:
  Малый пингвин
Slovak:
  tučniak malý
Swedish:
  dvärgpingvin
Chinese:
  小企鹅


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Little or White-flippered Penguin ( Eudyptula [minor or albosignata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Little or White-flippered Penguin ( Eudyptula [minor or albosignata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Manchot pygmée ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Fairy Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Fairy Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Fairy Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 2]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Little Blue Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Eudyptula minor [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Eudyptula minor [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Little Penguin ( Eudyptula minor) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Eudyptula minor [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Eudyptula minor [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kleinpikkewyn
Catalan: Pingüí petit
Czech: Tucnák nejmenší, tučňák nejmenší
Danish: Dværgpingvin
German: Weißflügelpinguin, Zwergpinguin
English: Blue Penguin, Fairy Penguin, Korora, Little Blue Penguin, Little or White-flippered Penguin, Little Penguin
Spanish: Pingüino Azul, Pingüino Enano, Pingüino Pequeño
Spanish (Argentine): Pingüino Azul
Spanish (Chile): Pingüino azul, Pingüino enano
Spanish (Spain): Pingüino Enano
Estonian: kääbuspingviin
Finnish: Sinipingviini
French: Manchot pygmée, Manchot pygmée ou M. à ailerons blancs, Petit Manchot, Petit Manchot bleu
Hebrew: פינגווין זוטר
Croatian: Mali pingvin
Hungarian: kék pingvin
Italian: Pinguino minore, Pinguino minore blu
Japanese: kobitopengin
Japanese: コビトペンギン
Latin: Aptenodytes minor, Eudyptula [minor or albosignata], Eudyptula minor, Eudyptula minor minor
Lithuanian: Mažasis pingvinas
Maori: korora
Dutch: Dwergpinguïn
Norwegian: Dvergpingvin
Polish: pingwin maly, pingwin mały
Portuguese: Pinguim-azul
Russian: Малый пингвин
Slovak: tucniak malý, tučniak malý, Tučniak modrý
Serbian: Mali pingvin
Swedish: Dvärgpingvin
Turkish: Küçük Mavi Penguen, Küçük Penguen
Chinese: 小企鹅
Chinese (Traditional): 小企鵝, 小鰭腳企鵝

 

         

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