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Diplodocus sp.Fossil, Sauropod Dinosaur
DigiMorph Staff - The University of Texas at Austin
Diplodocus sp.
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Houston Museum of Natural Science (formerly CM 662)

Image processing: Dr. Jessie Maisano
Publication Date: 14 Oct 2003


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About the Species

This braincase was found among postcranial material of the holotype of Diplodocus hayi; the original museum number was CM 662 (Carnegie Museum of Natural History). It is unknown whether this specimen is referable to hayi or represents a different species. It now resides in the Houston Museum of Natural Science. It was made available to the High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Timothy Rowe and Dr. Wann Langston of the Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin. Funding for image processing was provided by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Rowe.

About this Specimen

The specimen was scanned by Richard Ketcham on 23 October 1998 along the horizontal axis for a total of 195 slices, each slice 1.0 mm thick with an interslice spacing of 0.8 mm (for a slice overlap of 0.2 mm).

About the
Diplodocus Dino Fact File from the BBC

Diplodocus on The Dinosauricon

Diplodocus data file from The Natural History Museum, London

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To cite this page: DigiMorph Staff, 2003, "Diplodocus sp." (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed July 12, 2024 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Diplodocus_sp/.

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