Early Hominid Review 2010

Early Hominid Review 2010 - Review of Bipedalism and Early...

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Review of Bipedalism and Early Hominids What is a hominid? A human, past and present
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The first physical trait that sets hominids apart from apes is what? bipedalism Compare arm and leg length proportions between a Knucklewalker and a biped ARMS LEGS long short shorter longer
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Bipedalism involves physical changes in what body parts? List from top to bottom (cranial to postcranial) Placement of foramen magnum Associated neck musculature Proportions of arms/legs Associated musculature Spinal curve Rib cage shape Shape of pelvis and relationship to hip socket Knee anatomy Foot structure
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The name of our scientific family is? Hominidae Bipedal primates are hominids What four genera unequivocally belong to this family? Ardipithecus Australopithecus Paranthropus Homo
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Match the genus with the description Large-brained, omnivorous hominid Most ape-like of the hominids Small-brained gracile hominids with a mixed vegetarian diet Small-brained robust hominids with a vegetarian diet requiring large, grinding teeth Homo Ardipithecus Australopithecus Paranthropus
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Simmons during the Spring '06 term at South Carolina.

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