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Re: Kakapo feather symmetry



Livezey, 1992. writes

"The lack of significant distal emargination of the vexillae internae
results in a feather with a virutally symmetrical, subovate outline".

P. 113. Livezey, B.C. Morphological corrollaries and ecological
implications of flightlessness in the Kakapo (Psittaciformes: Strigops
habroptilus). J. Morph. 213, 105-147.

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