Lawrence M. Witmer, PhD
Professor of Anatomy
Chang Ying-Chien Professor of Paleontology
OU Presidential Research Scholar 2004-2009

Dept. of Biomedical Sciences
Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Life Science Building, Rm 123
Ohio University
Athens, Ohio 45701 USA

Email: witmerL@ohio.edu

 

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Cranial Endocast & Inner Ear of Majungasaurus

 
Movies  These movies are in QuickTime format. Click here to download the free player.
cranial endocast and labyrinth yaw movie (9.2 MB)
cranial endocast and labyrinth yaw movie (4.1 MB)
cranial endocast and labyrinth roll movie (9.7 MB)
cranial endocast and labyrinth roll movie (4.5 MB)
labyrinth yaw movie (2.5 MB)
Note: the cochlea is incomplete ventrally due to preservational issues.
  * Note: The braincase of FMNH PR 2100 was rescanned in October 2006 at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens, OH, on a GE LightSpeed Ultra at a slice thickness of 625 microns and using the Extended Hounsfield option and bow-tie filter. These scan data are somewhat better that those used for the published article, and are the data from which the movies and Acrobat 3D files presented here were made. Likewise, the CT scan data hosted here are the October 2006 data. The new data fully support the findings published in the article, but provide higher resolution and hence better views.
  This website provides supplementary information as an adjunct to the published paper. Witmer, with the skilled assistance of Ryan Ridgely, is responsible for the content of the website. Content provided here is for educational and research purposes only, and may not be used for any commercial purpose without the permission of L. M. Witmer and other relevant parties.

 

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Last updated: 11/19/2015