FMNH 396647

FM Catalog: Birds
Catalog Subset: Specimen
Scientific Name: Hippolais polyglotta
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus: Hippolais
Species: polyglotta
Collector: B. D. Marks
Collection No.: BDM-453a
Geography: Africa, Ghana, Northern Region: Gonja Triange, 2 km W Buipe
DWc Country: Ghana
Date Collected: 1 Feb 2000
Preparations: othr,tiss
Tissue Available?: Yes
Co-ordinates Available?: Yes
Latitude, Longitude: 8.76667, -1.46667
Sex: Female
EMu IRN: 1671496
OccurenceID: 41b7abe9-8344-4cdc-b4b1-ab8a74ba931b
Measurements:
Measurement takenValueUnit
skull100%
Weight7.5g
Fattrace
Tissuey
Moltno
Gonads6x3mm, granular
Stomach Contents saved (at LSU)
Iris Colorlt olive-browne
Upper Mandible Colorbrown
Lower Mandible Colorhorn, yellow tip
Tarsus Colorgray-brown

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