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M3#129_ZM 100.102

Virtual brain and inner ear endocast of Malacochersus tornieri (ZM 100.102; Zoological Museum of The University of Zurich). This virtual model is accompanied by the 3D dataset. Blue, endocranium; red, blood vessels; purple, semicircular canals; yellow, cranial nerves.

Data citation: Mautner A.-K., Latimer A. E., Fritz U., Scheyer T. M., 2017. M3#129_ZM 100.102. doi: 10.18563/m3.sf.129

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blood vessels, cranial nerves, cranium, endocranium, inner ear

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Collection
Collection : University of Zürich/Zoological Museum

Inventory number : ZM 100.102


Information
Sex : indet

Age group :

Age (if applicable) : extant

Material Type : Skull

Origin :

Taxonomy
Class : Sauropsida

Order : Testudines

Family : Testudininae

Genus : Malacochersus

Species :tornieri


Description
Scanned skull of pancake tortoise Malacochersus tornieri

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3D data and models related to the publication: An updated description of the osteology of the pancake tortoise Malacochersus tornieri (Testudines: Testudinidae) with special focus on intraspecific variation.
Anna-Katharina Mautner , Ashley E. Latimer, Uwe Fritz and Torsten M. Scheyer
Keywords: brain endocast; chelonian shell; micro computed tomography; morphology; variability

doi: 10.18563/m3.2.2.e4

  Abstract

    The present publication contains the µCT dataset and the 3D models analyzed in the following publication: Mautner, A.-K., A. E. Latimer, U. Fritz, and T. M. Scheyer. An updated description of the osteology of the pancake tortoise Malacochersus tornieri (Testudines: Testudinidae) with special focus on intraspecific variation. Journal of Morphology. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmor.20640 


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Published in Volume 02, Issue 02 (2017)

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