EUDYPTES

(Spheniscidae; Ϯ Rockhopper Penguin E. chrysocome) Gr. ευ eu  fine; δυτης dutēs  diver  < δυω duō  to dive; "272. Gorfou, Endyptes.  Aptenodytes, Linn. Gm. Lath.  Bec droit à la base, comprimé, sillonné obliquement; mandibule supérieure crochue; l'inférieure arrondie ou tronquée à la pointe. 2 sections.  Esp. Manchot des Hottentots. — Sauteur, Buff.  ....  Eudyptes  [ευ, bene, δυπτης, urinator]" (Vieillot 1816); "Eudyptes Vieillot, Analyse, 1816, p. 67, 70. Type, by subsequent designation, Catarrhactes chrysocome auct. = Aptenodytes crestata J. F. Miller." (Peters 1931, 1, 31); "Eudyptes Vieillot, 1816, Analyse, pp. 67, 70. Type, by subsequent designation (G. R. Gray, 1840, List Gen. Birds, p. 77), Aptenodytes chrysocome Forster." (Falla & Mougin in Peters 1979, 1, 2nd. ed., 126).   
Var. Endyptes (original spelling).   
Synon. Catadyptes, Cataractes, Catarractes, Catarrhactes, Chrysocoma, Geopega, Microdyptes, Tasidyptes.

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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 10 December 2018).