Primate Intro Review 2010

Primate Intro Review 2010 - Primate Taxonomic Disagreements...

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Primate Taxonomic Disagreements or Changes Did you notice there is some disagreement on primate taxonomy? -- our coloring textbook, signage at the zoo, some of your online worksheet readings scientists disagree on how closely apes are related to humans Some have modified classification based on new DNA and other evidence
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Here is the version I presented in class and that we will follow (Feder & Park 2001:111)
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Another version differs just at the Family and lower levels our version Hominoidea Hylobatidae Hominidae (hominids) gibbons great apes siamangs humans another version Subfamily Ponginae orangutan Gorillinae gorilla Homininae chimpanzee, bonobo (tribe: Panini) human (tribe: Hominini)
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Some (zoo, for example) categorize differently beginning at the Suborder level Primates Order Strepsirhini Haplorhini Suborder (moist nose) (dry nose) Lemuriformes Tarsiformes Platyrrhini Catarrhini Infraorder Lemur, loris, tarsier New World Old World aye aye, galagos monkeys monkeys, apes, humans etc.
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As taught in this class: hominoid includes apes and humans; hominid includes past and present humans.
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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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