This specimen was collected from the Santana Formation (Lower Cretaceous) in Ceara Crato, Brazil by Axelrod. 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 and Richard Ketcham on 13 August 1999 along its long axis for a total of 240 slices. Each slice is 0.034 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.034 mm and a field of reconstruction of 14.5 mm.