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Unformatted text preview: Primates • Similarities reflect a common phylogeny: o Homologies = common features from same ancestors (nails) o Analogies = common features evolved independently (wings) • Primate traits: o Grasping hands and feet o Rotatable shoulders o Dependence on sight o Complex brain o Sense of touch o Parental investment o Sociality • Taxonomy: o Linnaean: Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus Species o Cladistic: Superfamily Family Subfamily Tribe...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Scarre during the Spring '07 term at UNC.
- Spring '07