This specimen was collected from a small cave 500 m north of Mexico Highway 120, 3.4 km west (by road) of El Madroño, Queretaro, Mexico by S.D. Busack and J.F. Lynch on 23 August 1979. It was made available to the University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. David Cannatella of The University of Texas at Austin and the Amphibian Tree of Life project (EF-0334952). Funding for scanning and image processing was provided by Dr. Cannatella's grant and funding for additional image processing was provided by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin.
About this Specimen
This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 12 March 2007 along the coronal axis for a total of 840 slices. Each 1024 x 1024 pixel slice is 0.03197 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.03197 mm and a field of reconstruction of 13.5 mm.
About the Scan
Parra-Olea, G. 2003. Phylogenetic relationships of the genus Chiropterotriton (Caudata: Plethodontidae) based on 16S ribosomal mtDNA. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81:2048-2060