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Week_11_Discussion_Outline - Week 11 Keywords Reading: BA:...

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Unformatted text preview: Week 11 Keywords Reading: BA: 11 (MPBA: 13) Mastication Temporalis & Masseter muscles Sagittal Crest Zygomatics Temporal Fossa Posterior/Anterior Tooth Ratio Olduwan Sahelanthropus tchadensis Orrorin tugenensis A. africanus A. robustus A. afarensis A. boisei A. aethiopicus Kenyanthropus platyops Sahelanthropus tchadensis (7.0-6.0 mya) Chad Most will be from Rift valley region or South Africa Hotly debated whether or not fossil chimp or early hominin; possibly quadruped Small cranial capacity 320-380 cc U-shaped/rectangular dental arcade No postcranial remains have been found Orrorin tugenensis(6-7 mya) In 2000, fossil remains were found in Kenya that were attributed to Orrorin tugenensis Fossil remains date from 6-7 mya Obturator externus groove Ardipithecus: some fragmentary evidence (4-6 mya) Ardipithecus ramidus (4.4 mya o Middle awash Ardipithecus kadabba (5.8 5.2 mya) o Variant of ramidus Australopithecines (3.9 - 2.3 mya) Australopithecine General Characteristics...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course ANTHRO 304 taught by Professor Gray during the Spring '09 term at Kansas.

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