Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
|Specimen Records:||9||Public Records:||3|
|Specimens with Sequences:||7||Public Species:||1|
|Specimens with Barcodes:||4||Public BINs:||1|
|Species With Barcodes:||2|
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They are found in tropical and subtropical rainforests close to rocky areas, where they build their nests. Like some other cotingids, they have a complex court behaviour, performing impressive lek displays.
The males are magnificent birds, not only because of their bright orange or red colors, but also because of their very prominent fan-shaped crests. The far duller females are overall brownish. They are wary animals and primarily feed on fruits and berries.
There are two species:
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- Rupicola apiculata (A.Cunn.) I.Telford
- Rupicola ciliata I.Telford
- Rupicola decumbens I.Telford
- Rupicola sprengelioides Maiden & Betche
- "Rupicola". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. http://www.anbg.gov.au/cgi-bin/apni?TAXON_NAME=Rupicola. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
- "Genus Rupicola". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=gn&name=Rupicola. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
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