Lecture 13 Biology 2

Lecture 13 Biology 2 - The Order Primates and Human...

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The Order Primates and Human Evolution James Loudon Department of Anthropology [email protected] Ring-tailed lemurs ( Lemur catta ) Verreaux’s sifaka ( Propithecus verreauxi ) Sauther ML Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Primates Family Hominidae Genus Homo Species Homo sapiens Order: Primates Consists of about 250 species Primates inhabit both temperate and tropical zones The Order Primates and Human Evolution James Loudon Department of Anthropology [email protected] Ring-tailed lemurs ( Lemur catta ) Verreaux’s sifaka ( Propithecus verreauxi )
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Sauther ML Beza Mahafaly Special Reserve Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Primates Family Hominidae Genus Homo Species Homo sapiens Order: Primates Consists of about 250 species Primates inhabit both temperate and tropical zones Primate Traits • LARGE BRAINS • Forward Facing Eyes • Stereoscopic Vision • Binocular Vision • Reduced Rostrum (less emphasis on smell) • Postorbital bar or postorbital closure • Nails • Pentadactyl • Opposable Hallux • SLOW Life History
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course EBIO 1220 taught by Professor Demig-addams during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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