FMNH 346034

FM Catalog: Birds
Catalog Subset: Specimen
Scientific Name: Phaethon rubricauda melanorhynchos
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Phaethontidae
Genus: Phaethon
Species: rubricauda
Subspecies: melanorhynchos
Collector: D. E. Willard
Collection No.: DW-4104
Geography: Oceania, Micronesia, Marshall Is, Enewetak Atoll: Lidilbut
DWc Country: Micronesia
Date Collected: 25 Jul 1988
Preparations: skin(r),tiss
Tissue Available?: Yes
Co-ordinates Available?: No
Sex: Female
EMu IRN: 1599354
OccurenceID: bf5b882a-481a-4cf6-b052-fcaece56e4f2
Measurements:
Measurement takenValueUnit
skull
Weight572g
Fatmoderate
Tissuey
Moltwtb
Gonads6x3mm, smooth, nestling
Stomach Contents
Iris Colordark brown
Upper Mandible Colormedium bray, paler at base
Lower Mandible Colormedium gray, paler at base
Tarsus Colorbluish, web gry

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