toucan

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toucan

a bizarre bird with an enormous brightly colored beak. It is insectivorous and a member of the woodpecker group. There are several genera, e.g. Ramphastos and Pteroglossus in the order Piciformes.
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El estudio permitio determinar que las familias que presentaron mayor cantidad de individuos infectados son Psittacidae (20 aves) y Ramphastidae (15 aves).
A Gram-negative bacterium still poorly studied in the Ramphastidae family is the Chlamydophila psittaci (CUBAS, 2001).
The results obtained in the present study contribute to the documentation of an infectious agent in the Ramphastidae family, especially due to the fact that the species Pteroglossus bailloni and Pteroglossus aracari were not related so far with C.
Abstract: Phenotypic sexual dimorphism seems to be rare in the Ramphastidae family, except in Pteroglossus viridis and in the genus Selenidera.
Key words: sexual dimorphism, Ramphastos, Ramphastidae.
Normally, Ramphastidae show no phenotypic differences between the sexes, except P.