Taxonomy of Primates2

Taxonomy of Primates2 - ◦ Post – Orbital Bar instead of...

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Hominoids = Apes and Humans Platyrrhines = New World Monkeys (Nostril placement to the side) Strepsirhines – The basis for this separation is that lemurs and lorises have Naked Moist Rhinarium – They have a wet nose like a dog Tethered upper lip Elongated Snout Tooth Comb – Teeth stick straight out
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Unformatted text preview: ◦ Post – Orbital Bar instead of complete bony enclosure ◦ Tapetum Lucidum – They are nocturnal without having to have huge eyes. Structure in the eyeball that allows them to be nocturnal. ◦ Unfused mandibular symphysis - Jaw...
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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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