Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAVS: 8005

Species Eudyptes chrysolophus (Brandt, 1837)

Macaroni Penguin

  • Catarhactes chrysolophus Brandt, 1837.
  • Eudyptes schlegeli Finsch, 1876.
  • Catadyptes chrysolophus redimitus Mathews & Iredale, 1935.
  • Eudyptes albigularis Milne-Edwards, 1880.



Following Christidis and Boles (2008: 98), E. schlegeli and its synonyms are merged under E. chrysolophus.


General References

Christidis, L. & Boles, W.E. 2008. Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds. Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing 288 pp. [98]


Common Name References

Stanger, M., Clayton, M., Schodde, R., Wombey, J. & Mason, I. 1998. CSIRO List of Australian Verebrates: A Reference with Conservation Status. Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing iii 124 pp. (Macaroni Penguin)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
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