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Supplementary data for "Armored with skin and bone: A combined histological and µCT study of the exceptional integument of the Antsingy leaf chameleon Brookesia perarmata (Angel, 1933)"

Schucht, Pia; Rühr, Peter Thomas; Geier, Benedikt; Glaw, Frank; Lambertz, Markus

This project contains the supplementary µCT-scans of the whole body and a lateral flank integumentary armor of Brookesia perarmata (Angel, 1933) (Squamata: Iguania: Chamaeleonidae) belonging to the following publication:

Schucht P, Rühr PT, Geier B, Glaw F & M LAmbertz (2020): Armored with skin and bone: A combined histological and µCT study of the exceptional integument of the Antsingy leaf chameleon Brookesia perarmata (Angel, 1933). Journal of Morphology. doi: 10.1002/jmor.21135.

 

Whole body scan:

  • specimen: ZSM 17/2006, Zoologische Staatssammlung München
  • machine: phoenix nanotom m (GE Measurement & Control)
  • scan settings:
    • tube voltage = 110 kV
    • ube current = 70 μA
    • target = tungsten
    • no filter
    • total sample rotation = 360°
    • angular step size = 0.24°
    • exposure time = 750 ms
    • binning = 1
    • averaging = 4
    • voxel size = 37.8 μm
  • filename: Schucht_B_perarmata_whole.tif

 

Lateral flank integumentary armor scan:

  • specimen: ZSM 862/2000, Zoologische Staatssammlung München
  • machine: Skyscan 1272 device (Bruker microCT)
  • scan settings:
    • tube voltage = 70 kV
    • ube current = 142 μA
    • target = tungsten
    • filter = Al 0.5 mm
    • total sample rotation = 180°
    • angular step size = 0.19°
    • exposure time = 1925 ms
    • binning = 2x2
    • averaging = 8
    • random movement = 15
    • voxel size = 4.4 μm
  • filename: Schucht_B_perarmata_osteoderm.tif

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