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Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones) of the Double-striped Thick-knee Burhinus bistriatus (MCZ 337288)

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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Charadriiformes - Burhinidae - Burhinus - Burhinus bistriatus
Species Description
The Double-striped Thick-knee is a bird native to Central and South America. It is a medium-sized bird averaging about 50 cm long and weighs three quarters of a kilogram. The Double-striped Thick-knee eats large insects and other small invertebrates and vertebrates. The Double-striped Thick-knee can fly, but often uses crouching and camouflage to avoid predation. This bird is nocturnal and is sometimes semi-domesticated because of its insect controlling properties.
Specimen Information
Species Burhinus bistriatus (Double-striped Thick-knee)
Element Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
Specimen Number MCZ 337288
Sex Female
Location Costa Rica: Guanacaste ACG, Camino Santa Elena
Geological Age Recent
Technical Information
Scanner Roland Picza
Resolution 100 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 172752
Number of Data Polygons 86379
Date Scanned September 28, 2011
Scan Technician Maggie Johnson
Edited By Maggie Johnson

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