Opisthocomus


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Noun1.Opisthocomus - type genus of the Opisthocomidae: hoatzinsOpisthocomus - type genus of the Opisthocomidae: hoatzins
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Opisthocomidae, Opisthocomidae - comprising the hoatzins
hoactzin, hoatzin, Opisthocomus hoazin, stinkbird - crested ill-smelling South American bird whose young have claws on the first and second digits of the wings
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La siembra a escala industrial ha promovido la remocion de formaciones vegetales originales: bosques altos, palmares de Socratea exorrhiza, vegetacion acuatica, matorrales y pastizales con restos de bosque (RangelCh & Minorta-Cely, 2014), a su vez que se han generado eventos de extincion local de las aves asociadas al piedemonte: Anhima cornuta, Neochen jubata, Amazonetta brasilensis, Aburria aburri, Mitu tomentosum, Crax daubentoni, Harpia harpia, Opisthocomus hoazin, Eurypyga helias, Geotrigon linearis, Orthopsittaca manilata, Atene cunicularia, Nyctibius grandis, Eutoxeres aquila, Phaetornis malaris, Pachyramphus cinnamomeus, P.
2004: Exposure to ecotourism reduces survival and affects stress response in hoatzin chicks (Opisthocomus hoazin).
Estudo osteologico e miologico do cranio de Opisthocomus hoazin (Muller, 1776) (Aves: Opisthocomidae) comparado com algumas especies de Cracidae, Musophagidae e Cuculidae.