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Procavia capensis, Rock Hyrax
Dr. Erik Seiffert - Stony Brook University
Procavia capensis
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Texas Memorial Museum (TMM-M4351)

Image processing: Ms. Satomi Ishihama
Publication Date: 31 Jan 2011

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About the Species

This specimen has no data associated with it. It was made available to the University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Erik Seiffert of Stony Brook University. Funding for scanning was provided by a National Science Foundation grant (BCS-0114856) to Dr. Elwyn Simons of Duke University. Funding for image processing was provided by Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin.

About this Specimen

The specimen was scanned by Richard Ketcham on 4 February 2003 along the coronal axis for a total of 957 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.07896 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.07896 mm and a field of reconstruction of 70 mm.

About the
Scan

Links

Procavia capensis page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

the brain of P. capensis on the Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections site

Literature
& Links

All endocast image processing by Dr. Ted Macrini, St. Mary's University.

Skull with endocast pitch movie

Click on the thumbnail to the left for a pitch animation (2.0 mb) of the Procavia cranial endocast highlighted in red within the skull, which is rendered semi-transparent.

endocast pitch movie

Click on the thumbnail to the left for a pitch animation (1.7 mb) of the isolated Procavia cranial endocast.

Skull with endocast roll movie

Click on the thumbnail to the left for a roll animation (2.6 mb) of the Procavia 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 (1.8 mb) of the isolated Procavia cranial endocast.

Additional
Imagery

To cite this page: Dr. Erik Seiffert, 2011, "Procavia capensis" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed October 26, 2014 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Procavia_capensis/.

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