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Emperor Penguin
Aptenodytes forsteri Gray, GR, 1844
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Order:
  Sphenisciformes
Family:
  Spheniscidae
Genus:
  Aptenodytes

Scientific:
  Aptenodytes forsteri

Citation:
  Gray, GR, 1844

Reference:
  Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.(1) 13 p.315

Protonym:
  Aptenodytes Forsteri

Avibase ID:
  58848B7175EB4B3C

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174449


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Aptenodytes forsteri: Antarctic continent and seas to edge of ice pack
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Emperor Penguin
Czech:
  tučňák císařský
German:
  Kaiserpinguin
Danish:
  Kejserpingvin
Spanish:
  Pingüino Emperador
Finnish:
  keisaripingviini
French:
  Manchot empereur
Italian:
  Pinguino imperatore
Japanese:
  kouteipengin
Japanese:
  コウテイペンギン
Dutch:
  Keizerspinguïn
Norwegian:
  Keiserpingvin
Polish:
  pingwin cesarski
Portuguese:
  Pinguim-imperador 
Russian:
  Императорский пингвин
Slovak:
  tučniak obrovský
Swedish:
  kejsarpingvin
Chinese:
  帝企鹅


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bulgarian: Императорски пингвин
Catalan: Pingüí emperador
Czech: Tucnák císarský, tučňák císařský
Danish: Kejserpingvin
German: Kaiserpinguin
English: Emperor Penguin
Spanish: Pingüino emperador
Spanish (Argentine): Pingüino emperador
Spanish (Chile): Pingüino emperador
Spanish (Spain): Pingüino Emperador
Estonian: keiserpingviin
Finnish: Keisaripingviini
French: Manchot empereur
Irish: Piongain impireach
Hebrew: פינגווין קיסרי
Croatian: Carski pingvin
Hungarian: császárpingvin
Italian: Pinguino imperatore
Japanese: kouteipengin
Japanese: コウテイペンギン
Latin: Aptenodytes forsteri
Lithuanian: Imperatoriškasis pingvinas
Dutch: Keizerspinguïn
Norwegian: Keiserpingvin
Polish: pingwin cesarski
Portuguese: Pinguim-imperador 
Russian: императорский пингвин
Slovak: Tučniak cisársky, tucniak obrovský, tučniak obrovský
Serbian: Carski pingvin
Swedish: Kejsarpingvin
Turkish: İmparator Penguen, İmperator Penguen
Chinese: 帝企鹅
Chinese (Traditional): 皇帝企鵝

 

         

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