Lesson5Primates - 2/23/11 Primates How do humans t into the...

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2/23/11 1 Primates How do humans ft into the overall biological scheme oF things? http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v = = Fvsr ±eatures that help identiFy a species • Place in nature • Anatomy • Reproduction • Survival • Variation Human Taxonomy Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Primata Family Hominidae Genus Homo Species sapiens •multicellular •heterotrophs (rely directly or indirectly on other organisms for their nourishment) •ingest food and digest it in an internal cavity. •possess a structure called a notochord •bilateral symmetry •ventral heart, with dorsal and ventral blood vessels and a closed blood system •3 middle ear bones •hair •production of milk by modified sweat glands called mammary glands
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2/23/11 2 Primate Taxonomy Catarrhini (old world) Papio anubis (olive baboon) Pan paniscus bonobo Pan troglodytes chimpanzee Hylobates agilis dark-handed gibbon Gorilla gorilla Western gorilla Homo sapiens human apes and monkeys Platyrrhini (new world monkeys) Leontopithecus rosalia (golden lion tamarin) Eulemur coronatus ( crowned lemur) Alouatta seniculus (red howler monkey) and Prosimians There are no NW apes.
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2/23/11 3 Ape
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course ANTH 150 taught by Professor Pietrusewsky during the Fall '10 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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