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Articulated Cranium and Mandible (Attached Skull and Jaw) of the Razorbill Alca torda (MCZ 342244)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Charadriiformes - Alcidae - Alca torda
Species Description
This large auk breeds along the norhtern Atlantic coast of North America and in northwest Russia into northern France. Razorbills have a white underbody with a black head, neck, and back. They also possess a distinctive white line running from the eyes to the end of the bill. The razorbill is an able swimmer capable of catching and eating prey (consisting of fish, crustaceans, and sea worms) while underwater.
Specimen Information
Species Alca torda (Razorbill)
Element Articulated Cranium and Mandible (Attached Skull and Jaw)
Specimen Number MCZ 342244
Sex
Location Massachusetts
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 40 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 99381
Number of Data Polygons 50229
Date Scanned July 16, 2011
Scan Technician Ariana Masi
Edited By Andy Biedlingmaier
 
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