Shaping primate evolution : form, function, and behavior / edited by Fred Anapol, Rebecca Z. German, Nina G. Jablonski.

Shaping Primate Evolution is a state-of-the-art book on how form is described in primate biology, and the consequences of form for function and behavior. Covering cellular morphometrics through to the primate evolutionary ecology and written by leading researchers, it will be a must-have volume for...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Anapol, Fred Charles., German, Rebecca Z., Jablonski, Nina G.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge, 2004.
Series:Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology ; 40.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Contributors; Preface: shaping primate evolution; 1 Charles Oxnard: an appreciation; References; 2 The ontogeny of sexual dimorphism: the implications of longitudinal vs. cross-sectional data for studying heterochrony in mammals; 3 Advances in the analysis of form and pattern: facial growth in African colobines; 4 Cranial variation among the Asian colobines; 5 Craniometric variation in early Homo compared to modern gorillas: a population-thinking approach.