This specimen is preserved in Dominican amber, Miocene age, Dominican Republic. It was made available to the High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. David Grimaldi and Dr. Tam Nguyen 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 18 July 2000 along its long axis for a total of 331 slices. Each slice is 0.046 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.046 mm and a field of reconstruction of 8 mm.