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Trichosurus vulpecula, Brushtail Possum
Dr. Ted Macrini - St. Mary's University
Trichosurus vulpecula
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Texas Memorial Museum (TMM M-849)

Image processing: Mr. Stephen Roberson
Publication Date: 08 Jun 2007


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About the Species

This specimen was collected from southwestern Australia. It was made available to the University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Ted Macrini of the American Museum of Natural History. Funding for scanning was provided by a National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant (DEB-0309369) to Dr. Macrini. 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 16 February 2005 along the coronal axis for a total of 675 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.116 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.116 mm and a field of reconstruction of 54 mm.

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Trichosurus vulpecula page on Wikipedia

T. vulpecula page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

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Trichosurus vulpecula

To cite this page: Dr. Ted Macrini, 2007, "Trichosurus vulpecula" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed May 29, 2015 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Trichosurus_vulpecula/.

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