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Tomistoma schlegelii, False Gharial
Dr. Christopher Brochu - University of Iowa, Iowa City
Tomistoma schlegelii
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Texas Memorial Museum (TMM M-6342)

Image processing: Mr. Stephen Roberson
Publication Date: 15 Dec 2005


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About the Species

This specimen (TMM M-6342) was made available to the University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Chris Brochu of The University of Iowa. 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.

Right lateral view of skull

Dorsal view of skull

Ventral view of skull

About this Specimen

This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 15 July 2005 along the coronal axis for a total of 891 slices. Each slice is 0.50 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.46 mm and a field of reconstruction of 169 mm.

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photos of Tomistoma schlegelii on The Animal Diversity Web (The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

Tomistoma schlegelii page on the Crocodilian Natural History and Conservation website (Florida Museum of Natural History)

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Tomistoma schlegelii

To cite this page: Dr. Christopher Brochu, 2005, "Tomistoma schlegelii" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed May 24, 2015 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Tomistoma_schlegelii/.

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