Anthro 1 Lecture 8

Anthro 1 Lecture 8 - Catarrhines Hominoids and...

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Catarrhines: Hominoids and Cercopithecoids 2 premolars Tubular ectotympanic (ear configuration) Very diverse diets, locomotion and ecology (interrelated topics) Asia and Africa Catarrhines 1: Old World Monkeys (Cercopithecoids)\ Bilophodonty quadrupeds All social All diurnal Larger on average than platyrrhines (large animals) Leaf eating (folivory), fruit eating (frugivory) and omnivory (diverse diet) Cercopithecoids Cercopithecines Papionins (5,260-31,600g) ( Papio ) (baboons) Macaca (3,200-16,000g) (Macaques ) Guenons (1,120-10,600g) ( Cercopithecus ) (Vervet monkeys) Mandrills/mangabeys (5,260-31,600) ( Mandrillus) Colobines (*specialized* leaf eating monkeys) Colobus (4,200-13,500g) (Colobus monkeys) Presbytis (5,000-12,000g) (Langurs/leaf monkeys) Nasalis (6,800-20,400g) (Odd nosed monkeys) Cercopithecines Less specialized diets-lower cusps cheek pouches (make their cheeks expand really big) you could stuff food a lot of food in the mouth. Maximizing a
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course ANTHRO 1 taught by Professor Wilkie during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley.

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