3.2 - v. Molars too large to be early homo vi. consensus...

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1. Australopithecine a. Link to humans b. Southern apes i. South Africa c. Small primate ancestor i. 3-2.3 mya d. Cranial capacity ranges from 428-510 cc’s 2. Australopithecus Africanus a. 4-2.5 mya in Transvaal region of South Africa b. 1 st : Raymond Dart c. Globular cranium, slightly higher ratio of brain to body size d. Face less prognathic 3. Paranthropoids 4. East African a. Larger b. 2.5-1.3 mya c. Cranial capacity 500-530 cc’s d. Sagittal crest and brow ridges e. Large molars and premolars i. Largest teeth in any hominid f. Hyper-robust i. Heavy chewing g. Sexual dimorphism 5. Paranthropus Robustus a. Eat plants 6. Australoputhecus garhi
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a. 2-3 mya b. East Africa i. Founds with antelopes, horses 1. Cut marks made by stone tools ii. First meat eaters? iii. Ape-like long lower arm iv. Human like upper arm and leg
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Unformatted text preview: v. Molars too large to be early homo vi. consensus that there may have been two or more species of homo living at the same time about 2 mya 7. 6 species of genus homo a. Homo habilis i. Associated with rudimentary chipped stone tools ii. 2.3-1.5 mya iii. More human likes 1. Brain size 2. Face 3. Limbs similar b. Homo ergaster i. Dated 1.8-1.6 mya ii. Kenya iii. Increased brain size iv. Thinner skull with smaller facial bones c. Homo erectus i. 1.8-3300ya ii. First hominid to migrate out of Africa iii. 50% increase in cranial capacity iv. Fire, clothing, shelters, cooking d. Homo antecessor i. 78000ya ii. Spain iii. Increased brain size e. Homo heidelbergensis f. Homo neanderthalensis...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2010 for the course ISS 220 taught by Professor Bailey during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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