Spheniscidae


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Posteriormente, SIMPSON (1946) indico correctamente que Argyrodyptes deberia ser excluido de los Spheniscidae, y mas recientemente BRODKORB (1963) lo ubico dentro de los Procellariidae sin comentarios al respecto.
Argyrodyptes difiere claramente de los Spheniscidae por numerosas caractensticas, incluyendo proporciones mas graciles en el femur y tibiotarso, surco rotular del femur menos definido, surco fibular del femur profundo y estrecho, surco intercondilar posterior del tibiotarso bien delimitado proximalmente por una cresta transversal, puente supratendinoso del tibiotarso dorsoventralmente mas estrecho, y condilo interno con una onentacion medial menos pronunciada.
However, the thick nature and relative lack of transparency of air sac membranes typical of Spheniscidae did not allow proper evaluation of coelomic organs through standard avian endoscopic approaches.
2) Aspergillosis is a common respiratory fungal infection of penguins, and extension of the infection to the vertebrae and spine has been described in Spheniscidae.
Endoscopic examination of penguins has been performed previously, but we could not find any reports that documented the technique and approaches, and this diagnostic modality is not cited in standard medicine references of Spheniscidae.