Anthropoid Origins : New Visions

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-06-30
  • Publisher: Kluwer Academic Pub

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This second edition will be an edited volume of interest to those who do research and teach about the evolution of primates. It aims to convey to primatologists, anthropologists, palaeontologists, and neuroscientists the most recent studies of primate phylogeny, the anthropoid fossil record, the evolution of the primate visual system, and the origin of the anthropoid social systems. This title includes a CD-ROM and color figures.

Table of Contents

Evolving perspectives of anthropoidea
Molecular phylogeny and dating of early primate divergences
Molecular cladistic markers and the infraordinal phylogenetic relationships of primates
The ancestral genomes in primate phylogeny and origins : a molecular cytogenetic perspective
Anthropoid origins : a phylogenetic analysis
Does overlap among the adaptive radiations of omomyoids, adapoids, and early anthropoids cloud our understanding of anthropoid origins?
Phylogenetic, biogeographic, and adaptive implications of new fossil evidence bearing on crown anthropoid origins and early stem catarrhine evolution
The cranium and adaptations of parapithecus grangeri, a stem anthropoid from the fayum oligocene of Egypt
The primate-bearing pondaung formation in the upland area, northwest of central Myanmar
A review of the large-bodied pondaung primates of Myanmar
Eocene large-bodied primates of Myanmar and Thailand : morphological considerations and phylogenetic affinities
The pondaung primates, enigmatic "possible anthropoids" from the latest middle eocene, central Myanmar
The morphology of two maxillae of pondaung primates (pondaungia cotteri and amphipithecus mogaungensis) (middle Eocene, Myanmar)
Siamopithecus eocaenus, anthropoid primate from the Late Eocene of Krabi, Thailand
Anthropoid origins : postcranial evidence from the Eocene of Asia
Evidence for early anthropoid social behavior
Function and fusion of the mandibular symphysis in mammals : a comparative and experimental perspective
The distribution and size of retinal ganglion cells in microcebus murinus, cheirogaleus medius, and tarsius syricbta : implications for the evolution of sensory systems in primates
The tarsier fovea : functionless vestige or nocturnal adaptation?
The evolution of high visual acuity in the anthropoidea
Endocranial volume and optic foramen size in parapithecus grangeri
Color as an indicator of food quality to anthropoid primates : ecological evidence and an evolutionary scenario
Photopigment variations and the evolution of anthropoid vision
Mosaic evolution of activity pattern, diet, and color vision in haplorhine primates
Anthropoid origins : retrospective and prospective
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