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Chapter 3 / Exercise 15
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Exercise 2 Part A: Use the primate material provided by your instructor (or depicted in the lab Appendix) to complete the chart below. Identify whether the primate is nocturnal or diurnal and list one trait that helped you make this determination. Nocturnal or Diurnal? Trait Primate A Nocturnal Large eye size Primate B Diurnal Small eye size Part B: Use the primate crania provided by your instructor (or depicted in the lab Appendix) to complete the chart below. Identify whether the primate is a lemur or an anthropoid and list one trait that helped you decide this
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Lemur or Anthropoid? Trait Primate A Anthropoid Enclosed orbital cavity/short snout Primate B Lemur Postorbital bar/Longer snout Exercise 3 Work with a small group or alone to complete this exercise. Review the material provided by your instructor (or depicted in the lab Appendix). 1. Tarsiers have an unusual mix of anatomical features. Describe one anatomical trait that is unique to tarsiers.
2. Are tarsiers more closely related to lemurs and lorises or to monkeys and apes? Describe three anatomical traits that can be used as evidence to support your answer.
Exercise 4 Work with a small group or alone to complete this exercise. Use the monkey crania provided by your instructor (or depicted in the lab Appendix) to answer the following questions: 1. Which of these monkeys is a New World monkey?
2. Which of these monkeys is an Old World monkey?
3. Describe two traits you used to make these identifications. (Be sure to describe how each trait varied in the two monkeys.)
monkeys have. Primate B is a new world monkey because its dental formula is 2.1.3.3 and it lacks the bilophodont cusps. Exercise 5 Part A: Use the primate material provided by your instructor (or depicted in the lab Appendix) to complete the chart below. Identify whether the primate is an Old World monkey or ape and list one trait that helped you decide this.
Part B: Use the primate crania provided by your instructor (or the lower premolar and molar teeth depicted in the lab Appendix) to complete the chart below. Identify whether the primate is an Old World monkey or ape and list one trait that helped you decide this. Old World Monkey or Ape? Trait Primate A Old World Monkey Bilophodont cusps Primate B Ape Y-5 cusps

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