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Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones) of the Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon Ducula r. rufigaster (MCZ 346920)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Columbiformes - Columbidae - Ducula - Ducula r. rufigaster
Species Description
The purple-tailed imperial pigeon is native to tropic climates like those found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. The purple-tailed imperial pigeon averages 467 grams and is found in forests of medium density. This species does not migrate and is often kept as pets in its native country, both as juveniles and adults.
Specimen Information
Species Ducula r. rufigaster (Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon)
Element Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
Specimen Number MCZ 346920
Sex
Location New Guinea, Karimui, 60 miles Southwest of Goroka
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Roland Picza
Resolution 100 ┬Ám
Number of Data Points 230840
Number of Data Polygons 115416
Date Scanned October 19, 2011
Scan Technician Maggie Johnson
Edited By Maggie Johnson
 
Photographs


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