Anastomus lamelligerus (African Openbill)

African Openbill

Dutch: Zwarte Gaper

Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Ciconiidae
Genus: Anastomus
Species: Anastomus lamelligerus

Right jugal, quadrate and pterygoid missing

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 200 mm
Length cranium: 42 mm
Width (cranium): 32 mm
Height (cranium): 32 mm
Alternative names: Mohrenklaffschnabel (German), Bec-ouvert africain (French), Picotenaza Africano (Spanish)