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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Spheniscidaebanded penguins.

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Examples

  • Status and conservation of Magellanic penguin Spheniscus magellanicus in Patagonia, Argentina.

    Península Valdés, Argentina

  • The Magellanic penguin Spheniscus magellanicus is the most numerous breeder with almost 40,000 active nests distributed amongst five different colonies.

    Península Valdés, Argentina

  • The Galápagos penguin (scientific name Spheniscus mendiculus) is one of seventeen species of flightless birds in the family Spheniscidae (the penguins).

    Galapagos penguin

  • Also known as the 'African Penguin' or 'Cape Penguin', and 'Jackass Penguin', the Black-footed penguin (scientific name: Spheniscus demersus) is one of seventeen species of flightless birds in the family of penguins (Spheniscidae).

    Black-footed penguin

  • World Registry of Marine Species: Spheniscus magellanicus [accessed Jan. 15, 2010]

    Magellanic penguin

  • The Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) is one of seventeen species of flightless birds in the family Spheniscidae (or 'modern penguins').

    Magellanic penguin

  • Spheniscus magellanicus (Forster, 1781) Encyclopedia of Life [accessed Jan. 15, 2010]

    Magellanic penguin

  • Spheniscus demersus (Linnaeus, 1758) Encyclopedia of Life (accessed March 16, 2009) [www. catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2009/Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2009 Annual Checklist].

    Black-footed penguin

  • It is one of four "Banded Penguins" in the genus Spheniscus which also includes the Black-footed, Humboldt, and Galapagos penguins.

    Magellanic penguin

  • IUCN Red List: Spheniscus magellanicus [accessed Jan. 15, 2010]

    Magellanic penguin

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