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Mandible (Jawbone ) of the Ring-billed gull Larus delawarensis (MCZ 343946)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Charadriiformes - Laridae - Larus - Larus delawarensis
Species Description
The Ring-billed Gull, Larus delawarensis, is 19 inches in length and has a wingspan of 49 inches. The short bill is yellow with a dark ring. The eyes are yellow with red rims. This species inhabits rocky or sandy seashore, open sea, freshwater marshes, and swamps. The Ring-billed gull looks for food wherever the opportunity arises, catching fish, hunting invertebrates on the ground, or seeking out carrion.
Specimen Information
Species Larus delawarensis (Ring-billed gull)
Element Mandible (Jawbone )
Specimen Number MCZ 343946
Sex Male
Location California, La Jolla, Torrey Pines
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 40 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 64343
Number of Data Polygons 31717
Date Scanned June 30, 2011
Scan Technician Ariana Masi
Edited By Ariana Masi
 
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