Ciro's stomach

Titolo originale: 
UV photograph of Scipionyx samniticus
Data: 
20 June, 2011

UV photograph of Scipionyx samniticus

Miniatura: 
Ciro's stomach

SCIPIONYX SAMNITICUS

#LLL# UV photograph of Scipionyx samniticus. The bones appear opaque brown and the soft tissues fluoresce in colours varying from white gold to blue-indigo. The dark halo in the thorax derives from the decay of liver, spleen and heart.

SCIPIONYX SAMNITICUS

 

 

 

 

 

#LLL# Map of the soft tissues preserved in Scipionyx, obtained by combining observations under optical microscopy, ultraviolet light and scanning electron microscopy.
(Marco Auditore, © Museo di Storia Naturale di Milano)

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