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Unique identifier OMICS_20689
Name MorphoSource
Restrictions to use None
Community driven No
Data access File download, Browse
User data submission Allowed
Maintained Yes

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Reinvestigating an enigmatic Late Cretaceous monocot: morphology, taxonomy, and biogeography of Viracarpon

PMCID: 5890723
PMID: 29637023
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.4580

[…] video files of figured specimens V35059 and V35036 are available in the Supplemental Information (–). Raw μCT data (tiff stacks) for figured CMNH, FLMNH, and UNAM specimens are available publicly on MorphoSource (Duke University; under project number P430 (title: Viracarpon, an enigmatic monocot from the Late Cretaceous). Addi […]


The first hyaenodont from the late Oligocene Nsungwe Formation of Tanzania: Paleoecological insights into the Paleogene Neogene carnivore transition

PLoS One
PMCID: 5636082
PMID: 29020030
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185301

[…] A digital model of the specimen is available as a 3D PDF in the supplementary materials for this study and a PLY digital model of the specimen is available for viewing and download in Project 303 on MorphoSource, a repository for 3D scan data supported by the NSF <>. The specimen was scanned with a voxel size of 0.02003 mm in […]


Craniodental and humeral morphology of a new species of Masrasector (Teratodontinae, Hyaenodonta, Placentalia) from the late Eocene of Egypt and locomotor diversity in hyaenodonts

PLoS One
PMCID: 5396875
PMID: 28422967
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0173527

[…] ditional surface model manipulation and measurements were conducted in MeshLab v1.3.3 []. Digital models of all specimens scanned as part of this study are available on Morphobank (Project P191)>. […]


Open data and digital morphology

PMCID: 5394671
PMID: 28404779
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0194

[…] f supporting data []. When data are released, they are deposited in a diversity of online databases (e.g. BIRN, Dataverse, Dryad, EOL, figshare, GigaDB, Github, MorphoBank, MorphoDBase, MorphoMuseuM, MorphoSource, Phenome10 K, Zenodo), institutional and funder repositories, physical museums, and research group websites. At least in part, this diversity of approaches reflects uncertainty about the […]


A new genus and species of marine catfishes (Siluriformes; Ariidae) from the upper Eocene Birket Qarun Formation, Wadi El Hitan, Egypt

PLoS One
PMCID: 5332075
PMID: 28248973
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0172409
call_split See protocol

[…] n that consensus tree.No permits were required for the described study, which complied with all relevant regulations. 3D digital materials are also available for viewing and direct download at […]


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