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Mephitis mephitis, Striped Skunk
Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh - University of California, Los Angeles
Mephitis mephitis
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National Museum of Natural History (USNM 147523)

Image processing: Ms. Rebecca Comeaux
Publication Date: 07 Mar 2008

Specimens: male | female

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About the Species

This female specimen was collected from Glenburn, California by A. Denning on 22 February 1906. It was made available to The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility by Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh of The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles. Funding for scanning and image processing was provided by Dr. Van Valkenburgh and 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 9 January 2007 along the coronal axis for a total of 642 slices. Each 1024 x 1024 pixel slice is 0.1191 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.1191 mm and a field of reconstruction of 50 mm.

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Links

Mephitis mephitis page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

M. mephitis page from North American Mammals (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History)

M. mephitis page from Wikipedia (The Free Encyclopedia)

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Mephitis mephitis
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To cite this page: Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh, 2008, "Mephitis mephitis" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed December 18, 2014 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Mephitis_mephitis/female/.

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