Biological Anthropology Stuide Guide 2

Biological Anthropology Stuide Guide 2 - Biological...

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Biological Anthropology Study Guide 2 18:39 Laetoli Hominin footprints preserved in volcanic ash in Tanzania Generalized Dentition All teeth appear to be similar in size, shape and appearance Dental Formula Quantity of each type of tooth Human 2:1:2:3 Evolutionary Trends of Teeth Tend to get smaller and fewer Snout reduction Snout reduces occurred due to increased vision proficiency Vision Stereoscopic- Prosimians Primitive, found in Madagascar lemurs, bushbabies, lorises strepsirines also includes tarsiers Tarsier Found in Asia, Europe, and North America
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haplorines Plesiadapiformes Extinct species-gone by eocene Connection to primates? Quadruped Walking on all fours New World Monkey Characteristics Central and South America 2:1:3:3 dental pattern usually prehensile tail common arboreal quadruped common flat nose-platrrhine Old World Monkey Characteristics Africa, India, Japan and southeast Asia-most widespread
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 200 taught by Professor V during the Fall '10 term at Saint Louis.

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