CT scanners and surface scanners of primate crania (2019)

Data creator : Sébastien Couette [1] [2]
Data collector : Emilie Steimetz [1] [2], Rémi Laffont [1] [2], Lauriane Poloni [1] [2], Margot Bernardi [1] [2]
[1] : Laboratoire Biogéosciences (UMR 6282) (Université de Bourgogne)
[2] : Observatoire des Sciences de l'Univers - Terre, Homme, Environnement, Temps, Astronomie (UAR 3245) (Université de Bourgogne)
Description :
The dataset is composed of several hundreds of primate skulls. They have been scanned with micro CT scanner and surface scanners. The region of interest of this dataset is the cranial base so the muzzle and the anterior part could be missing.
Discipline :
anatomy & morphology (fundamental biology)
Access details :
To access the data, please contact the scientific data manager.

And excel file is available with the specimen number, sex, age, location, taxonomy and some other informations

General metadata

Data acquisition date : from 2014 ongoing
Data acquisition methods :
Update periodicity : as needed
Language : English (eng)
Formats : application/vnd.ms-excel, image/tiff, text/csv
Audience : Research


Spatial coverage :

  • Zone intertropicale: on Earth, latitude between 23° N and 23° S

Time coverage :

  • Between XIXeme siècle and XXeme siècle

Taxonomic coverage :

  • Essentially small size skulls. The sample covers a great part of the Strepsirhinii plus some haplorhinii.
    Primates COL (Primates)
Publications :
  • Eocene Paleoecology of Adapis parisiensis (Primate, Adapidae): From Inner Ear to Lifestyle (doi:10.1002/ar.23609)
Record created 29 Mar 2019 by Sébastien Couette.
Local identifier: FR-18008901306731-2019-03-29-02.


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Université de Bourgogne, Université de Franche-Comté, UTBM, AgroSup Dijon, ENSMM, BSB, Arts des Metiers