The Key to Scientific Names

Edited by James A. Jobling
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Pinguinaria

(Spheniscidae; syn. Aptenodytes King Penguin A. patagonicus) English name Pinguin given to the Great Auk Pinguinus.; "PINGUINARIA PATACHONICA.   CHARACTER GENERIS.  ROSTRUM rectum, apice subincurvato.  NARES lineares.  LINGUA retrorsum aculeata.  ALÆ ad volandum ineptæ.  PENNÆ minutissimæ.  PEDES compedes.  ...  Aptenodytes Patachonica.  Lath. Ind. Orn. p. 878.   Manchot de la Nouvelle Guinée.  Son. voy. p. 179. t. 113." (Shaw 1792); "Pinguinaria Shaw, Mus. Lever., 1, No. 3, p. 144, 1792—type, by monotypy, Aptenodytes patachonica "Latham" = Forster." (Hellmayr and Conover, 1948, Cat. Birds Americas, Pt. I (2), p. 1).
Var. Penguinaria.


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