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Caenolestes fuliginosus, Silky Shrew Opossum
Dr. Ted Macrini - St. Mary's University
Caenolestes fuliginosus
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The University of Kansas Natural History Museum (KU 124015)

Image processing: Dr. Jennifer Olori
Publication Date: 31 Jul 2007


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About the Species

This specimen was collected from Cundinamarca, Colombia. It was made available to The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Ted Macrini of the American Museum of Natural History. Funding for scanning was provided by a National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant (DEB-0309369) to Dr. Macrini. Funding for image processing was provided by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin.

Dorsal view

Lateral view

Ventral view

About this Specimen

This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 18 March 2005 along the coronal axis for a total of 946 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.03 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.03 mm and a field of reconstruction of 14.3 mm.

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Caenolestes fuliginosus page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

C. fuliginosus page on the Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections website

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To cite this page: Dr. Ted Macrini, 2007, "Caenolestes fuliginosus" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed May 22, 2015 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Caenolestes_fuliginosus/.

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