Microscopic (A, D, G), µCT volume rendered (B) and µCT surface rendered (C, E, F, H) images of the entire body of Asteronyx loveni (NSMT E-6986). A–C whole animal, oral view. Black arrow heads indicate longitudinal dorsal midlines of vertebrae and white arrows indicate external ossicles embedded in skin D, E whole animal, aboral view F mouth frame, virtually dissecting aboral view, peristomial plates are colored green G, H disc, aboral view. White arrow heads indicate external ossicles and black arrows indicate positions where components of plate shaped ossicles of the radial shields are layered. Oral side of bodies were virtually dissected (H). Abbreviations: RS, radial shields; V, vertebra.

  Part of: Okanishi M, Fujita T, Maekawa Y, Sasaki T (2017) Non-destructive morphological observations of the fleshy brittle star, Asteronyx loveni using micro-computed tomography (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea, Euryalida). ZooKeys 663: 1-19. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.663.11413