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Sphenisciformes

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  • proper noun A taxonomic order within the subclass Neognathae — the penguins.

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Examples

  • Penguins are contained within the taxonomic order Sphenisciformes and its single family Spheniscidae.

    Penguins

  • SilicoSurfer tell the Sphenisciformes they're in the wrong hemisphere.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • Penguins fall under the following taxonomic classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Aves; Order: Sphenisciformes; Family: Spheniscidae; Genus: There are six genera, including Aptenodytes (the great penguins), Pygoscelis (the brush-tailed penguins), Eudyptes (the crested penguins), Spheniscus (the banded or jackass penguins), Megadyptes (the Yellow-eyed penguin is the only one in this genus), and Eudyptula (the Little Blue penguin is the only one in this genus).

    The Great Penguin Rescue

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