Data about Aves

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Physical Description

 
sexual dimorphism
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appendages
Fairbairn, 2013  
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female larger
Fairbairn, 2013  
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integument
Fairbairn, 2013  
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male larger
Fairbairn, 2013  
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sexes colored or patterned differently
Fairbairn, 2013  
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sexes shaped differently
Fairbairn, 2013  

Ecology

 
habitat
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animal habitation
Environments - EOL project  
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island
Environments - EOL project  

Life History and Behavior

 
reproduction
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dioecious
Fairbairn, 2013  

Notes

 
percent species currently described min
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87
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
percent species currently described max
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91
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
described (accepted)
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641
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
number of new species decribed 1999-2008
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1
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
known marine species
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641
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
total species (expert opinion) min
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701
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
total species (expert opinion) max
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741
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
total unknown species (expert opinion) min
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60
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
total unknown species (expert opinion) max
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100
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
total unknown species (statistical model) max
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9
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undescribed species present in museum collections min
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30
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undescribed species present in museum collections max
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50
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undiscovered morphospecies (not yet collected) min
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30
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undiscovered morphospecies (not yet collected) max
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50
Appeltans et al, 2012  

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