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common for conflicting views most interested in plesiadapis and carpolestes 65 MYA dinosaurs go extinct 55.8 MYA start seeing early mammals in Europe and Africa Eocene primates are divided into adapoidea Adapoids are most like lemurs Dental formula for adapoidea 2143 Modern lemurs retain extremely ancestral traits-therefore not in primate order Hominoids-divided into 3 families-north America, asia, Europe Europeans most resemble living tarsiers Similarities are in the dental formula 1133 Have very large eye orbits and small snouts Probably diverged around 23 mya in Miocene Earliest is from middle Eocene in Africa Claim that true anthropoids come up in Oligocene *Aegyptopithecus controversial still has small brain, long snout, but generalized enough that its thought to be close enough to ancestry of both old world monkeys and hominoids probably arboreal and ate fruit-thin enamel of teeth has both ape and monkey characteristics brain is almost in different compartment from the face dental formula of 2123 lower morals have 5 cusps
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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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