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Anthony GambinoAmanda ChristopherBio Anthropology10/5/17Lab 6(Chapter 9: Exercises 1-5; Chapter 10: Exercises 1-5)Chapter 9Exercise 1Work with a small group or alone to complete this exercise. For each of the followingscientific names, identify what is wrong with the way it is currently written. Then, provide thecorrect format.Scientific NameWhat is WrongCorrect FormatHomo SapiensSpecies is capitalizedHomo sapiensPan paniscusThe genus and species aren’titalicizedPan paniscuspan troglodytesThe genus is lowercasePan troglodytesComplete the following chart by providing the appropriate abbreviation for each of the scientificnames.Scientific NameCorrect AbbreviationHomo habilisH. habilisGorilla gorillaG. GorillaHylobates agilisH. agilisHomo neanderthalensisH. neanderthalensisUse the chart of abbreviations to answer the following questions:
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1.If you were writing about Homo habilis and Homo neanderthalensis at the same time,would you need to change your abbreviations? Why or why not? If you needed tochange them, what would the new abbreviations be?
2.If you were writing about Hylobates agilis and Homo neanderthalensis at the same time,would you need to change your abbreviations? Why or why not? If you needed tochange them, what would the new abbreviations be?.
Exercise 2Work with a small group or alone to complete this exercise. In this lab, we discussedhomologous traits. In addition to these specific traits that reflect common ancestry, thereare also general traits (such as the basic organization and layout of body parts) that reflectshared ancestry. These general similarities due to common ancestry are called homologousstructures. In this exercise, you will examine homologous structures in the limbs of severaldifferent animals.1.Examine the limb specimens provided by your instructor (or the images in the labAppendix) and complete the chart below.a.For bone length, indicate whether you think the animal’s limb bones are relativelylong, short, or intermediate for its overall body size. (For example, a kangaroowould be described as having long legs for its body.)b.

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