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Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones) of the Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum (YPM 103707)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Strigiformes - Strigidae - Glaucidium perlatum
Species Description
The Pearl-spotted Owlet is a very small owl (7 inches) with a long tail that lives in Africa from Senegambia to W Sudan; possibly also Liberia. . It lives in small holes in trees and hunts during the day. Pearl-spotted Owlets are mostly brown and covered in the white spots that give it its name . It hunts small birds and mammals.
Specimen Information
Species Glaucidium perlatum (Pearl-spotted Owlet)
Element Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
Specimen Number YPM 103707
Sex Female
Location Kenya: Rift Valley Prov., Lake Naivasha
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 40 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 245123
Number of Data Polygons 154215
Date Scanned October 20, 2010
Scan Technician Abby Grace Drake
Edited By Abby Grace Drake
 
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Other Glaucidium perlatum (Pearl-spotted Owlet) Elements
Specimen Element
YPM 103707 Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 103707 Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
YPM 103707 Right Tarsometatarsus (Right Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
YPM 103707 Sternum (Breast Bone)
YPM 103707 Mandible (Jawbone )
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