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Loris tardigradus, Slender Loris
Dr. James Rossie - Stony Brook University
Loris tardigradus
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National Museum of Natural History (USNM 256739)

Image processing: Mr. Zachary Morris
Publication Date: 10 Feb 2003

juvenile male | adult male


All-new movies and applet added October 2012!

About the Species

This male specimen was collected in Nikeweratiya, Sri Lanka on the 21 September 1931 by W. Schofield. It was made available to The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. James Rossie of Stony Brook University, courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Division of Mammals. Scanning was funded by an NSF dissertation improvement grant to Mr. Rossie (#0100825). 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

This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 15 July 2002 along the coronal axis for a total of 489 slices. Each slice is 0.1075 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.1075 mm and a field of reconstruction of 42.0 mm.

About the


Ankel-Simons, F. 2000. Primate anatomy: an introduction, 2nd ed. Academic Press, San Diego, 506pp.


Loris tardigradus on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

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To cite this page: Dr. James Rossie, 2003, "Loris tardigradus" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed May 25, 2015 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Loris_tardigradus/.

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