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SEM-Atlas of hair structures of South-African mammals

Nicole Seiler
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Abstract

A SEM (scanning electron microscope)-Atlas of the hair microstructure of 25 mammals from the western Soutpansberg, South Africa, is presented. It is based on the cuticle pattern and is presented in the form of a pictorial atlas. The animals are derived from seven different orders. This reference system was devised for use in predator scat analysis. The SEM-Atlas can be used as an identification key.


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Published Online: 2010-08-16
Published in Print: 2010-09-01

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