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Eudyptes chrysocome Forster 1781 (southern rockhopper penguin)

Reptilia - Sphenisciformes - Spheniscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 173571

Alternative combination: Aptenodytes chrysocome

Belongs to Eudyptes according to J. F. Clements et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Eudyptes calauina, Eudyptes chrysolophus, Eudyptes moseleyi, Eudyptes pachyrhynchus, Eudyptes robustus, Eudyptes schlegeli, Eudyptes sclateri

Subtaxa: Eudyptes chrysocome filholi

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore