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.
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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Click on the thumbnail to the left for a pitch animation (1.5 mb) of the isolated Orycteropus cranial endocast.
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.
Click on the thumbnail to the left for a roll animation (1.6 mb) of the isolated Orycteropus cranial endocast.
To cite this page: Dr. Ted Macrini, 2005, "Orycteropus afer" (On-line), Digital Morphology.
Accessed January 23, 2017 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Orycteropus_afer/.