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Unformatted text preview: Y-5 molar pattern Cercopithecinae ● diverse diets, but more frugivorous than colobines ● terrestrial + arboreal ● simple stomach ● cheek pouches ● low, rounded molar cusps, large incisors ● arms/legs same length Colobinae ● sexually dimorphic ● more specialized diet = leaves ● specialized guy morphology ● no cheek pouches ● sharp molar/shearing crests, small incisors ● long legs Hominoidea ● dental formula 2123 ● no tails ● Y-5 molars ● highly sexually dimorphic (except Hylobtidae) ● Africa + Asia Hylobatidae (lesser apes) ● monogamous ● no sexual dimorphism ● smallest of the hominoids ● feed on fruits, defend territories ● arboreal, brachiation Great Apes ● sexually dimorphic ● diverse social group ● complex social interactions ● cognitively complex ● Asia: orangutans ● Africa: chimpanzees, baboons, gorillas...
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- Fall '08
- Physical Anthropology, Cercopithecoidea, dental formula, owl monkey