FMNH 440692

FM Catalog: Birds
Catalog Subset: Specimen
Scientific Name: Acrocephalus gracilirostris leptorhynchus
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus: Acrocephalus
Species: gracilirostris
Subspecies: leptorhynchus
Collector: D E Willard & P M Kaliba
Collection No.: MLW-687
Geography: Africa, Malawi, Rumphi: Runyina Bridge, 18 km N Thazima, Nyika National Park
DWc Country: Malawi
Date Collected: 20 Jul 2004
Preparations: skin(r),tiss
Tissue Available?: Yes
Co-ordinates Available?: Yes
Latitude, Longitude: -10.7167, 33.6667
Sex: Male
EMu IRN: 1715415
OccurenceID: f078a428-9599-4c01-adcd-08a2354654a9
Measurements:
Measurement takenValueUnit
skull100%
Weight14.9g
Fattrace
Tissuey
Moltno
Gonads< .5mm
Stomach Contents
Iris Colordark brown
Upper Mandible Colorblack
Lower Mandible Colorblack, flesh base
Tarsus Colordark brown

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