(Spheniscidae; Ϯ King Penguin A. patagonicus) Gr. απτην aptēn, απτηνος aptēnos  unwinged, wingless  < negative prefix α- a- ; πτηνος ptēnos  winged; δυτης dutēs  diver  < δυω duō  to plunge; "TABULA XXIII.   Fig. A.   APTENODYTES patagonica.   LIN. Syst. Nat.  Classis I.  Genus I.  Spec.   Habitat in Mari antarctico." (J. F. Miller 1778); "Aptenodytes J. F. Miller, Icon. Anim., 1778, pl. 23. Type, by monotypy, Aptenodytes patagonica Miller." (Peters 1931, 1, 29). 
Var. Apteniodytes, Aptenodita, Aptenodites, Aptenodyta, Apterodita.
Synon. Eriornis, Pinguinaria.

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Jobling, J. A. (2019). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2019). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 22 January 2019).