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Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone) of the Crow Pheasant Centropus sinensis (MCZ 347737)


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Phylogenic Position
Aves - Neognathae - Cuculiformes - Cuculidae - Centropus - Centropus sinensis
Species Description
The Crow Pheasant or Greater Coucal is a non-parasitic cuckoo found in a wide range of habitats throughout Asia, from India to China and Indonesia. The Greater Coucal is a weak flier, spending most of its time on the ground searching for insects, eggs, nestlings and small vertebrates. It gets up into trees by climbing up inclined branches to the canopy, jumping from branch to branch, and then gliding back down to the ground; it catches insects during the glide, and also jumps up into the air to catch flying insects. The Greater Coucal’s call is very deep, and has been associated with spirits and omens.
Specimen Information
Species Centropus sinensis (Crow Pheasant)
Element Left Humerus (Left Upper Arm Bone)
Specimen Number MCZ 347737
Sex
Location Hong Kong: Soko Is. Tai A Chau
Geological Age Recent
 
Technical Information
Scanner Konica Minolta Range7
Resolution 40 µm
Number of Data Points 23660
Number of Data Polygons 11834
Date Scanned June 06, 2011
Scan Technician Ariana Masi
Edited By Ariana Masi
 
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Other Centropus sinensis (Crow Pheasant) Elements
Specimen Element
MCZ 347737 Sternum (Breast Bone)
MCZ 347737 Right Humerus (Right Upper Arm Bone)
MCZ 347737 Mandible (Jawbone )
MCZ 347737 Right Tarsometatarsus (Right Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
MCZ 347737 Left Femur (Left Upper Leg Bone)
MCZ 347737 Right Femur (Right Femur)
MCZ 347737 Left Tibiotarsus and Fibula (Left Middle Leg Bones)
MCZ 347737 Right Tibiotarsus and Fibula (Right Middle Leg Bones)
MCZ 347737 Left Tarsometatarsus (Left Fused Element Consisting of Ankle and Middle Foot Bones)
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