Anthropology 101.13

Anthropology 101.13 - 10/19/10 Oligocene: first true...

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10/19/10 Oligocene: first true Anthropoids -primitive anthropoids -ate fruit and seeds -dental formula 2/1/3/3 -possible ancestor of NW and OW primates -Aegyptopithecus -early catarrhine -aegyptopithecus reconstruction -dental dentist: 2/1/2/3 -Origin of NWM: most probably OWM and NWM both originated in Africa-this is supported by morphological and DNA evidence. -but how did NWM get to the new world from Africa? -Rafting Hypothesis -orgin of NWM, probably from Africa -Miocene: 23-5 MYA Origin & radiation of apes -Major continental locations similar to today -warmer climate -ape radiation -20 genera -Ape radiation -“golden age of hominoids” -larger bodied hominoids -lots of variation -Miocene Apes -Proconsul -Dryopithecus -Oreopithecus -Sivapithecus -Gigantopithecus -Geographically diverse -1st in Africa then to Europe & onto Asia -Miocence “Dental Ape” -Proconsul -ape dentition 2123 -Y5 molars -honing surfaces -premolars -canines -ape like premolars -honing complex -diastema=space -monkey like postcranially but probably no tail -arboreal quadrupeds
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Streeter during the Fall '08 term at Boise State.

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