Cephalopterus


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Related to Cephalopterus: Cephalopterus ornatus, umbrella bird
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Noun1.Cephalopterus - a genus of CotingidaeCephalopterus - a genus of Cotingidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Cotingidae, family Cotingidae - cotingas; umbrella birds
Cephalopterus ornatus, umbrella bird - black tropical American bird having a large overhanging crest and long feathered wattle
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The directed seed dispersal by the frugivorous bird Cephalopterus penduliger (umbrellabird) resulted in a significantly higher genetic diversity of seedlings of Oenocarpus bataua in targeted deposit areas of the tropical forest of north-western Ecuador, compared to other sites (Karubian et al., 2010).
Thelodonts preserved as articulated skeletons have been known since Powrie (1870) described 'Cephalopterus' pagei, the generic name of which was subsequently found to be preoccupied.