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Species Eudyptes chrysolophus (Brandt, 1837)

Macaroni Penguin, Crested Penguin, Royal Penguin

  • Catarhactes chrysolophus Brandt, J.F. 1837. [title]. Bulletin of the Imperial Academy of Sciences of St Petersburg 2(20) [col. 315].
    Type data:
     Status unknown, Unknown (Unlocated), Falkland Island.
  • Eudyptes schlegeli Finsch, O. 1876. Further remarks on some New Zealand Birds. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 8: 200-204 [204].
    Type data:
     Holotype RMNH 87035 Mounted skin, Macquarie Island [54°37'S, 158°52'E].
    Type locality references:
    Van den Hoek Ostende, L.W., Dekker, R.W.R.J. & Keijl, G.O. 1997. Type-specimens of birds in the National Museum of Natural History, Leiden. NNM Technical Bulletin 1(1): 1-248 [Non-Passerines.] [11].
  • Catadyptes chrysolophus redimitus Mathews, G.M. & Iredale, T. 1935. Messrs. Gregory M. Mathews and Tom Iredale also named a new subspecies of Maccaroni Penguin. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 55: 102 [102].
    Type data:
     Holotype BMNH 1905.12.30.164 Skin, Macquarie Island [54°37'S, 158°52'E].
    Type locality references:
    Warren, R.L.M. 1966. Type-specimens of Birds in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 1 Non-Passerines. London : British Museum ix 320 pp. [243].
  • Eudyptes albigularis Milne-Edwards, A. 1880. Recherches sur la faune des regions australes. Annales Sciences Naturelle, Zoologie Recherches sur la faune des regions australes. Paris, Faune avienne 21(Ser. 6): 21-81 [55].
    Type data:
     Holotype MNHP C.G: 2000-3296 Skin, Macquarie Island [54°37'S, 158°52'E].
    Type locality references:
    Voisin J.-F. & Mougin J.-L. 2002. Liste des types d’oiseaux des collections du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle de Paris. 11: Manchots (Spheniscidae). Zoosystema 24(1): 187-190 [189].

 

Introduction

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

 

Distribution

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Distribution References

  • Simpson, K. & Day, N. 2004. Birds of Australia. Camberwell, Victoria : Penguin Group (Australia) Edn 7, pp. 382. [26]

General References

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

 

Common Name References

Anonymous 1969. An Index of Australian Bird Names. Division of WIldlife Research Technical Paper. Canberra : CSIRO Vol. No. 20 pp. 93. [5] (Crested Penguin, Royal Penguin)

Christidis, L. & Boles, W.E. 2008. Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds. Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing 288 pp. [19] (Macaroni Penguin)

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)
09-Sep-2014 SPHENISCIFORMES 11-Apr-2014 MODIFIED Dr Wayne Longmore
01-May-2014 MODIFIED