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Orycteropus afer, Aardvark
Dr. Ted Macrini - St. Mary's University
Orycteropus afer
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American Museum of Natural History (AMNH 51909)

Image processing: Dr. Jennifer Olori
Image processing: Dr. Ted Macrini
Publication Date: 11 Jul 2005

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About the Species

This specimen 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.

Specimen Photos

Dorsal view

Left-lateral view

Ventral view

About this Specimen

This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 8 and 11 October 2004 along the coronal axis for a total of 1237 slices. Each slice is 0.202 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.202 mm and a field of reconstruction of 95 mm.

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endocast pitch movie

Click on the thumbnail to the left for a pitch animation (1.5 mb) of the isolated Orycteropus cranial endocast.

Skull with endocast roll movie

Click on the thumbnail to the left for a roll animation (1.3 mb) of the Orycteropus cranial endocast highlighted in red within the skull, which is rendered semi-transparent.

endocast roll movie

Click on the thumbnail to the left for a roll animation (1.6 mb) of the isolated Orycteropus cranial endocast.

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To cite this page: Dr. Ted Macrini, 2005, "Orycteropus afer" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed October 31, 2014 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Orycteropus_afer/.

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