Three-dimensional morphometric ontogeny of mollusc shells by micro-computed tomography and geometric analysis

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Monnet, C ; Zollikofer, C ; Bucher, H ; Goudemand, N (2009)
  • Publisher: Coquina Press
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-23587
  • Subject: Paleontological Institute and Museum | Department of Anthropology | 300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology | 560 Fossils & prehistoric life | three-dimensional morphometry , mesh analysis , curve-skeleton , gastropod , accretionary growth , ontogeny

As one of the essential components of the fossil record, shells of molluscs provide crucial data for taxonomic, phylogenetic or evolutionary studies. The mollusc shell has often very few discrete morphological characters, and its most important character is its three-di... View more
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