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  • adjective Sclater (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Sclater's ..."


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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for English zoologist Philip Sclater


  • Big-crested penguin (also Erect-crested penguin) (Eudyptes sclateri)


  • Twelve penguin species are included in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, three of these (Eudyptes sclateri, Megadytpes antipodes, Spheniscus mendiculus) are listed as Endangered.


  • There are four breeding species of penguins, of which two, the Snares Crested Eudyptes robustus (VU) and Erect Crested E. sclateri (VU) Penguins are endemic; while Campbell, Auckland and Bounty Islands all have endemic species of shags, Leucocarbo campbelli, L. colensoi and L. ranfurlyi (all VU).

    Subantarctic Islands, New Zealand

  • The Park is the only protected area in Kwazulu-Natal known to have populations of Sclater's golden mole Chlorotalpa sclateri (VU), Cape mole rat Georychus capensis, ice rat Otomys sloggetti and the small grey mongoose Galerella pulverulentus.

    UKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, South Africa

  • Some lowland forest non-swamp species are found here (e.g. Ogilby's Duiker Cephalophus ogilbyi and Sclater's Guenon Cercopithecus sclateri).

    Niger Delta swamp forests

  • Three small mammal species are also considered near-endemics, Atelerix sclateri, Acomys louisae and Elephantulus revoili.

    Somali montane xeric woodlands

  • There are also two near-endemic species of monkeys, the white-throated guenon (Cercopithecus erythrogaster, EN), and Sclater's guenon (Cercopithecus sclateri, EN).

    Niger Delta swamp forests

  • The near-endemic Sclater's monkey (Cercopithecus sclateri) may also use the brackish portion of the mangroves.

    Central African mangroves

  • Some species found only in higher montane areas are the Gould's turkey (Meleagris gallopavo mexicana), band-tailed pigeon (Columba fasiata), mexican chickadee (Parus sclateri) and hepatic tanager (Piranga flava).

    Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests

  • There are only two near-endemic species, Sclater's guenon (Cercopithecus sclateri, EN) and the crested chameleon (Chamaeleo cristatus).

    Cross-Niger transition forests


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