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Sternum (Breast Bone) of the Moustached Treeswift Hemiprocne mystacea (YPM 104788)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Apodiformes - Hemiprocnidae - Hemiprocne - Hemiprocne mystacea
Species Description
The Moustached Treeswift takes its name from the white stripe of feathers that sweeps back from the bridge of its beak. This tropical species is found in the lowland forests and montanes of Southeast Asia. One of four species of Treeswifts this bird catches insects on the wing and is an acrobatic flyer. Males and females build their nests together and take turns incubating the egg.
Specimen Information
Species Hemiprocne mystacea (Moustached Treeswift)
Element Sternum (Breast Bone)
Specimen Number YPM 104788
Sex
Location Papua, New Guinea
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 100 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 19620
Number of Data Polygons 39231
Date Scanned June 09, 2010
Scan Technician Tiffany Medwid
Edited By Abby Grace Drake
 
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Other Hemiprocne mystacea (Moustached Treeswift) Elements
Specimen Element
YPM 104788 Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
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