Lecture 25 Study Guide

Lecture 25 Study Guide - 7. How many hominid species have...

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Lecture 25 Study Guide 1. What are the closest relatives of primates? a. Tree Shrew i. Skull similar to primates 1. Bar to side of eye b. Rodents c. Rabbits 2. What are the earliest primates / how early were they? a. Right after KT extinction b. Plesiadapiformes i. Looked more like a squirrel 3. What are the major groups of primates? a. Apes compared to monkey i. Flatter chest compared to compressed chest of monkey b. Proconsul 4. How are the great apes related with each other? a. 5. How do we define hominids? a. Every species close to human 6. What are the oldest hominids / how old are they? a. Lucy i. 3 to 3.8 Ma b. Something older than 7 Ma
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Unformatted text preview: 7. How many hominid species have there been? a. Can name many species due i. To variation in skeleton b. Another bias from i. Deformation due to preservation c. Ardipithecus 1 or more species d. Australopithecus 2 or more species e. Paranthropus 1 or more species f. Homo 4 or more species 8. What are the major features in human evolution? a. Shape of hip bone i. For bipedal walking ii. Fossil record 1. Found 3.6 Ma b. Body sized increased c. Brain size increased d. Shape of the head changed e. Artificially modified tools...
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