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Hypsignathus monstrosus, Hammer-headed Fruit Bat
Dr. Nancy Simmons - American Museum of Natural History
Hypsignathus monstrosus
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American Museum of Natural History (AMNH 86763)

Image processing: Mr. Kevin Chovanec
Publication Date: 03 May 2007

male | female

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About the Species

This specimen, a female, was collected in Lukolela, Belgian Congo by F. Edson on 29 August 1930. It was made available to The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning courtesy of Dr. Nancy Simmons of the American Museum of Natural History. Funding for scanning was provided by a National Science Foundation grant (DEB-9873663) to Dr. Simmons, and funding for scanning and image processing was provided by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of the Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin.

Lateral view of skull

Dorsal view of skull

Ventral view of skull

About this Specimen

This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 5 May 2005 along the coronal axis for a total of 1565 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.03847 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.03847 mm and a field of reconstruction of 36.5 mm.

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Hypsignathus monstrosus page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

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Hypsignathus monstrosus
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To cite this page: Dr. Nancy Simmons, 2007, "Hypsignathus monstrosus" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed November 27, 2014 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Hypsignathus_monstrosus/female/.

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