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Centipedes instead eat with mandibles, as crustaceans and insects do.
The peculiarity of their beak consists in the lower mandible being considerably longer than the other into which it shuts.
The insertion is tendinous on the dorsal surface of the lower mandible in common with the dorsal aponeurosis of pars profundus.
The most dorsal aponeurosis inserts on a tubercle at the posterior tip of the dorsal edge of the mandible.
The stripe p. 160corresponding to the deep yellow stripe on the upper mandible is sky blue.
In Lethrus F. in the female, but not the male, the mandible is armed below with a long incurved horn.
It can always be distinguished from the Horned by the upper mandible being straight on the top.
WESTERN BIRD GUIDECHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED, HARRY F. HARVEY, AND REX I. BRASHER
Owing to the straight top to the upper mandible the bill has a slightly up-turned appearance.
WESTERN BIRD GUIDECHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED, HARRY F. HARVEY, AND REX I. BRASHER
Bill yellow, with red spot near end of lower mandible; feet greenish yellow.
WESTERN BIRD GUIDECHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED, HARRY F. HARVEY, AND REX I. BRASHER
This bird is very similar to the last, but the lower mandible is light, and the throat and belly white.
BIRD GUIDE: LAND BIRDS EAST OF THE ROCKIESCHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED

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