Exam3 - Flashcards (Early Hominids)2

Exam3 - Flashcards (Early Hominids)2 - boisei Existence...

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Paranthropus boisei Hominid Status Paranthropus boisei Location in Africa
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Olduvai Gorge, Tanzia East African hominid
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Paranthropus boisei Discoverer Paranthropus boisei Type
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Robust Mary Leakey
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Paranthropus boisei Place in Evolution Paranthropus boisei General Features
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1. Massive cheek teeth “super robust” 2. Small anterior teeth 3. U-shaped tooth row 4. Tall, broad dished face First robustus from East Africa
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5. Longer arms/ shorter legs than humans 6. Bipedal
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Paranthropus aethiopicus Hominid Status Paranthropus aethiopicus Location in Africa
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West Turkana (Kenya) East African hominid
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Paranthropus aethiopicus Discoverer Paranthropus aethiopicus Type
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Robust Alan Walker and Richard Leakey
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Paranthropus aethiopicus Place in Evolution Paranthropus aethiopicus General Features
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1. Assumed bipedal 2. Most robust Evolved into Paranthropus robustus and Paranthropus boisei
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Paranthropus
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Unformatted text preview: boisei Existence Paranthropus aethiopicus Existence 2.7-2.3mya 2.3-1.3mya Australopithecus garhi Hominid Status Australopithecus garhi Location in Africa Middle Awash (Ethiopia) East African hominid Australopithecus garhi Place in Evolution Australopithecus garhi General Features 1. Cranium (primitive)-small brain-prognathic face-very long teeth 2. Post cranium (Homo)-long legs (striding gate) May represent the link between Australopithecus and Homo-long forearms-less than 5ft tall Australopithecus garhi Discoverer Australopithecus garhi Existence 2.5mya Asfaw, White, and colleagues Australopithecus garhi Brain Size Paranthropus aethiopicus Brain Size 410cc 450cc Paranthropus boisei Brain Size Australopithecus africanusi Brain Size 405cc (450 adult) 487cc Australopithecus afarensis Brain Size 433cc...
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course ANT 2511 taught by Professor Sinelli during the Fall '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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