Javanese soft shell turtle (NHMW-Zoo1-HS 162)3D Model
3D scan of a skull of a Javanese narrow-headed soft shell turtle (Chitra chitra javanensis), a turtle species that is critically endangered. They live in Indonesia and numbers are radically declining due to mass harvesting and habitat loss.
This skull is part of the herpetological collection at the NHMW and is stored backstage.
Specimen: Chitra chitra javanensis (McCord and Joseph-Ouni 2003)
Inventory number: NHMW-Zoo1-HS 162
Collection: Natural History Museum Vienna, 1st Zoological Department, Herpetology collection (curator: Silke Schweiger)
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Scanned and edited by Viola Winkler (NHMW)
Scanner: Artec Space Spider.
Infrastructure funded by the FFG.
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