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Galerella sanguinea, Slender Mongoose
Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh - University of California, Los Angeles
Galerella sanguinea
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National Museum of Natural History (USNM 539732)

Image processing: Ms. Satomi Ishihama
Publication Date: 14 Feb 2012


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About the Species

This specimen, a male, was collected by J.W. Krebs on 28 August 1979 on the Segbwema Hospital Compound, Eastern Province, Sierra Leone. It was made available to the University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh of the University of California Los Angeles. Funding for scanning was provided by Dr. Van Valkenburgh and by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin.

About this Specimen

The specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 16 January 2008 along the coronal axis for a total of 918 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.07299 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.07299 mm and a field of reconstruction of 34 mm.

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Galerella sanguinea page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

G. sanguinea page on Wikipedia

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To cite this page: Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh, 2012, "Galerella sanguinea" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed May 29, 2015 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Galerella_sanguinea/male/.

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