(syn. Pygoscelis Ϯ Chinstrap Penguin P. antarcticus) Portmanteau of genera Dasyrhamphus Reichenbach, 1850, penguin, and Pygoscelis Wagler, 1832, penguin; "Dasycelis, gen. nov.  Differs from Dasyrhamphus, which has fourteen tail-feathers, and from Pygoscelis, which has sixteen, in having only twelve feathers in the tail in the adult stage.  Type, Dasycelis antarctica (Forster)" (Mathews 1934).

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Jobling, J. A. (2018). Key to Scientific Names in Ornithology. In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.) (2018). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from www.hbw.com on 11 December 2018).