Opportunity in modelling polychaetes in 3D

Geoff Read g.read at niwa.co.nz
Tue Aug 19 16:41:23 EST 2003


Dear Annelida folk,

The digimorph project at Digimorph.org does "2D and 3D visualizations of the
internal and external structure of living and extinct vertebrates, and a
growing number of 'invertebrates'."

http://digimorph.org/aboutdigimorph.phtml

If you have a hard-bodied worm or an interesting worm fossil that could 
usefully be examined by high resolution xray CT then here may be an 
opportunity.  Contact Julian Humphries <humphries at mail.utexas.edu>   

He wrote: "We are starting to get into invertebrates and have had good luck 
with some arthropods.  I would like to try a few polychaetes.  I think we 
won't have much luck with real soft-bodied specimens, but taxa with scales or 
plates, or hard cirri or hard mouthparts or  tubes all might work.  Anything 
in the 25-100 mm size range would be good."    

Cheers,

Geoff

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