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Australopithecines Page 1of26 Early Hominids Learning Outcomes At the end of this lecture you should be able to: Describe the various Australopithecines in some detail Discuss possible phylogenetic relationships among the Australopithecines Discuss various theories concerning ...

Early Hominids

Australopithecines Page 1 of 22 Early Hominids This lecture is about early hominids. This title needs to be treated as a colloquialism. It is what everyone calls the group of animals that will be discussed but it really does not fit with any rational classification.

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Hominin Fossil Record We will now focus on fossils more closely related to humans than any other living primate, i.e. Hominins Hominin Fossil Record We will now focus on fossils more closely related to humans than any other living primate, i.e ...

Were Australopithecines Ape- Human Intermediates or Just Apes ...

70 The american biology Teacher volume 72, no. 2, February 2010 article Were Australopithecines Ape-Human Intermediates or Just Apes? A Test of Both Hypotheses Using the "Lucy" Skeleton Phil Senter A bstr Act Mainstream scientists often claim that australopithecines such as the specimen ...

Sagittal Cresting in the South African Australopithecines

Sagittal Cresting in the South African Australopithecines MILFORD H. WOLPOFF Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 481 04 KEY WORDS Australopithecine .

A105 quiz # 8 Fall 2003 Australopithecines Circle the one ...

A105 quiz # 8 Fall 2003 Australopithecines Circle the one best answer: Choose the one best answer: "Australopithecine" is the general term for Pliocene hominids - members of the human family that have no ape descendants; there are three generally recognized genera (plural ...

Early Hominids

Ardipithecus ramidus Australopithecus anamensis Australopithecus afarensis Australopithecus africanus Robust Australopithecines: •Australopithecus robustus •Australopithecus boisei •Australopithecus aethiopicus Early Hominids Early Hominids Hominiod • Superfamily Hominoidea [gibbons, great apes, us] • 2 ...

Another way of dividing up the australopithecines is into ...

A105 quiz # 9 Winter 2003 Australopithecines Circle the one best answer: "Australopithecine" is the general term for Pliocene hominids - members of the human family that have no ape descendants; there are three generally recognized genera (plural of "genus") of ...

Australopithecus and Homo habilis — Pre-Human Ancestors?

(a simple unilinear) model of human evolution, in which Homo habilis succeeded the australopithecines and then evolved via H. erectus into H. sapiens (is) untenable — but no clear alternative consensus has yet emerged'. 95 Even in the early stages this taxon attracted criticism and controversy, with some ...

The Stages of Human Evolution

11/8/09 4 Australopithecus africanus • "Gracile" compared to "robust" • Cranial capacity: just under 500 cc • Large, prognathic face • Front teeth larger • No sagittal crest The Robust Forms of the Australopithecines Paranthropus • Largest and most robust • 5 feet / 100 + pounds ...