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Right Tarsometatarsus (Right Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones) of the Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus (YPM 105038)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Cuculiformes - Cuculidae - Cuculus canorus
Species Description
The Common Cuckoo is a dove-sized bird which, in Europe, has played a cultural role in serving as a sign that Spring has arrived. In terms of how the Cuckoo reproduce or raise their young, they are brood-parasites. They inhabit the nests of smaller birds and monopolize the food resources for their own young. The Common Cuckoo is a migratory bird that spends its winters in Africa. The Cuckoo spends its springs and summers in Asia or Europe. It inhabits open-land.
Specimen Information
Species Cuculus canorus (Common Cuckoo)
Element Right Tarsometatarsus (Right Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
Specimen Number YPM 105038
Sex Female
Location Egypt: Matruh, Bahig
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 100 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 99112
Number of Data Polygons 198196
Date Scanned June 21, 2010
Scan Technician Tiffany Medwid
Edited By Abby Grace Drake
 
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Download Digital Model Size
STL File Not Publicly Available 9.9 MB
Other Cuculus canorus (Common Cuckoo) Elements
Specimen Element
YPM 105038 Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 105038 Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 105038 Furcula (Wishbone)
YPM 105038 Sternum (Breast Bone)
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