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Digital Morphology
The Digital Morphology library is a dynamic archive of information on digital morphology and high-resolution X-ray computed tomography of biological specimens. Plants and animals, both recent and fossil, are included. Skulls and skeletons of vertebrates, exoskeletons of invertebrates and hard parts of plants are all represented. Browse through the site and see spectacular imagery, animations and details on the morphology of over 200 representatives of the Earth's biota.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Video
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Biology
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Paleontology
Technical requirements:
QuickTime plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
All text, images, and animations displayed on this website were produced by members of the Digital Morphology Group, in conjunction with the University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography Facility, unless otherwise noted. The images may be used for the personal education of website visitors. Any commercial reproduction, redistribution, publication, other use of the website content, by electronic means or otherwise, is prohibited unless pursuant to a written agreement signed by the copyright holder. Please contact Dr. Timothy Rowe regarding copyright information and/or queries.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-630
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Principal Investigator: Dr Timothy Rowe
University of Texas

Author: Dr Jessie Maisano
University of Texas

Author: Dr Julian M Humphries
University of Texas