Fig. 1 | Nature Communications

Fig. 1

From: An Early Cretaceous enantiornithine (Aves) preserving an unlaid egg and probable medullary bone

Fig. 1

Photograph and line drawing of the holotype of Avimaia schweitzerae, IVPP V25371. a Photograph of the partial skeleton with feather impressions, and the crushed preserved egg between the pubes; b interpretive line drawing, with white arrows indicating the two fragments extracted for microscopic analysis with a super-imposed CT-scan revealing the egg and underlying elements of the right pelvis in dorsal (synsacrum) and medial (ilium) view. Gray denotes bones (darker gray indicating poor preservation), blue denotes the egg, and dark gray denotes feather impressions. cv caudal vertebra, d digit, dp dorsal process, f fibula, fc fibular crest, fe femur, if ilioischiadic foramen, il ilium, is ischium, l left, mt metatarsal, p pedal phalanx, pu pubis, py pygostyle, r right, ri rib, sy synsacrum, tb tibiotarsus, tm tarsometatarsus, tv thoracic vertebra. Scale bar is 1 cm

Back to article page