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Sternum (Breast Bone) of the Western Plantain-eater Crinifer africanus (MCZ 347531)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Cuculiformes - Musophagidae - Crinifer - Crinifer africanus
Species Description
The Western Plantain-eater is also known by the scientific name Crinifer piscator. This large aboreal bird is closely related to true passerines, thus we call it a "near passerine." It lives in the woodlands of tropical West Africa and feeds on fruits such as figs. The bird can grow to 50cm in length and is characterized by brown feathers with silver-streaking on the chest and head.
Specimen Information
Species Crinifer africanus (Western Plantain-eater)
Element Sternum (Breast Bone)
Specimen Number MCZ 347531
Sex Male
Location Boston MA: Franklin Park Zoo
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Roland Picza
Resolution 40 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 549263
Number of Data Polygons 274662
Date Scanned December 22, 2008
Scan Technician Rachael Martinez
Edited By Rachael Martinez
 
Photographs


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Other Crinifer africanus (Western Plantain-eater) Elements
Specimen Element
MCZ 347531 Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
MCZ 347531 Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
MCZ 347531 Left Femur (Left Upper Leg Bone)
MCZ 347531 Right Femur (Right Femur)
MCZ 347531 Right Tibiotarsus (Middle Leg Bone, Right)
MCZ 347531 Right Tarsometatarsus (Right Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
MCZ 347531 Right Ulna (Lower Arm Bone )
MCZ 347531 Cranium (Skull)
MCZ 347531 Left Ulna (Lower Arm Bone )
MCZ 347531 Left Tibiotarsus and Fibula (Left Middle Leg Bones)
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