This specimen was collected from the Santana Formation, Lower Cretaceous, Brazil. It was made available to the High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. David Grimaldi of the American Museum of Natural History. 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.
About this Specimen
The specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 23 October 2002 along its long axis for a total of 432 slices. Each slice is 0.0429 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.0429 mm and a field of reconstruction of 20 mm.
About the Scan
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