Robust Australopithecines

Robust Australopithecines - ▪ Geographic location ▪...

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Robust Australopithecines What makes Robust? Robust extremely large back teeth. Molars 4 x our size. No diastima Australopithecus aethiopicus aka “Black Skull”-2.5 mya
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Unformatted text preview: ▪ Geographic location ▪ Similarities and differences with gracile australopithecines ▪ Muscles for chewing-Huge teeth = Huge Mandible. Very pronounced sagittal crest...
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 101 taught by Professor Patil during the Spring '08 term at Ill. Chicago.

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