Dataset : CT scanners and surface scanners of primate crania



Sébastien Couette (2019): CT scanners and surface scanners of primate crania. Laboratoire Biogéosciences (UMR 6282). FR-18008901306731-2019-03-29-02

General metadata

Identifier : local : FR-18008901306731-2019-03-29-02
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)
Keywords :

Dates :
Data acquisition : from 2014 ongoing
Metadata record :
Creation : 29 Mar 2019

Update periodicity : as needed
Language : English (eng)
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 Catalogue of Life (Primates)

Administrative metadata

Data creatorAffiliation
Sébastien CouetteBiogéosciences (FRA)
Emilie SteimetzBiogéosciences (FRA)data collector
Rémi LaffontBiogéosciences (FRA)data collector
Lauriane PoloniBiogéosciences (FRA)data collector
Margot BernardiBiogéosciences (FRA)data collector
Publisher : Laboratoire Biogéosciences (UMR 6282)
Science contact : Sébastien Couette e-mail
Access : restricted
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

Technical metadata

Formats : application/, image/tiff, text/csv
Data acquisition methods :
Datatype : Dataset


  • Eocene Paleoecology of Adapis parisiensis (Primate, Adapidae): From Inner Ear to Lifestyle (doi:10.1002/ar.23609)
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