Lecture 08 (2-8) - Catarrhines: Hominoids and...

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Catarrhines: Hominoids and Cercopithecoids 2 premolars Tubular ectotympanic Very diverse diets, locomotion and ecology Asia and Africa Catarrhines 1: Old World Monkeys (Cercopithecoids) Bilophodonty All social All diurnal Larger on average than platyrrhines 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 (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 limbs of equal length Colobines More folivorous - higher cusps complex stomach longer legs Differences between Old and New World monkeys include prehensile tails and facial
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ANTHRO 1 taught by Professor Wilkie during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Lecture 08 (2-8) - Catarrhines: Hominoids and...

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