Crestless


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Crest´less


a.1.Without a crest or escutcheon; of low birth.
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The majority of rodent species are considered as pests of agricultural crops, range lands and forests (Khan, 2012) and not as being considered worthy of conservation except few species of Jarbos (Saltpingotus michaelis and Allactaga elator) and crestless Himalayen porcupine, Hystrix hodgsoni.
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.