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Object: Emperor Penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri

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Registration Number OR.008955
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Sphenisciformes
Family Spheniscidae
Scientific name Aptenodytes forsteri
Identified by Balham, Ron
Identified date 1957
Common / Maori name Emperor Penguin, Penguin
Country collected Antarctica
Precise locality Cape Crozier, Ross Island
Collected by Balham, Ron
Date collected 23 Sep 1957
Section Birds

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