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homonidevonotes2-14 - Anth 143 From Homonoid to...

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Anth 143: From Homonoid to Hominid (Hominin) Outline Some taxonomy Timeline Miocene Hominoids What distinguishes humans from apes? Bipedalism First hominids Austalopithecines o Australopithecus – “Gracile” o Paranthropus – “Robust” Some taxonomy Humans (us) o Kingdom: Animalia o Phylum: Chordata o Subphylum: Vertebrata o Class: Mammalia o Order: Primates o Suborder: Anthropoidea o Superfamily: Hominoidea o Family: Hominidae o Subfamily: Homininae o Tribe: Hominini o Subtribe: Hominina o Genera: Homo
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Genus: Ardipithecus Genus: Australopithecus Genus: Paranthropus Genus: Orrorin Genus: Sahelanthropus Timeline 15 bya = big 5/6/7 mya – 1 st hominids Paleozoice > Mesozoic > Cenozoic Cenozoic Era o Paleogene Period Paleocene Epoch Eocene Epoch Oligocene Epoch o Neogene Period Miocene Epoch – 23-5 m.y.a. Adaptive radiation of hominoids
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ANTH 143 taught by Professor Lu during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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