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a.1.Without a crest or escutcheon; of low birth.
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Fossils discovered together with an egg in Jurassic rocks (about 160 million years old) in China show that females were crestless, solving the long-standing problem of what some pterosaurs did with their spectacular head crests: showy displays by males.
50) Then there was the crestless fireback (telibou), unmistakably identifiable from Pangan Runtop's description of its chicken-like size and behavior, e.
Most records of the species have been obtained through interviews with local hunters (Hood 1993; Dennis 1997) and the presence in the reserve of Black Partridge Melanoperdix nigra, Crestless Fireback Lophura erythrophthalma and Bulwer's Pheasant L.