Project 494: Sarah Werning. 2012. The ontogenetic osteohistology of Tenontosaurus tilletti. PLOS ONE. 7 (3):e33539.

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Taxonomic name
Tenontosaurus tilletti Ostrom, 1970

Tenontosaurus tilletti Ostrom, 1970 (FMNH/PR:2261)

Specimen notes
Skeleton. Cloverly Fm., MT, USA

Femur: partial cross-section, mid-diaphysis

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Media notes
Adult femur in cross-section. Scale=5mm. During photography, this slide, as well as slides of the tibia and femur of this specimen, was wet with oil to increase light penetration. The oil has a different refractive index than that of water and the water-clear resin in which the specimen was embedded. As a result, under regular transmitted light LAGs and other areas of higher mineral density are not as distinct as in these photos as they are in those of other specimens).

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