The Primate Postcranial Skeleton
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The Primate Postcranial Skeleton Studies in Adaptation and Evolution by Elizabeth Strasser

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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English


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ContributionsMarian Dagosto (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages265
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Open LibraryOL7329152M
ISBN 100126730059
ISBN 109780126730050

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Postcranial Adaptation in Nonhuman Primates Paperback – November 1, this collection of essays offers a comprehensive overview of function and adaptation in the postcranial skeleton of living and fossil nonhuman primates. Following an essay on the biomechanics of primate limbs, seven essays address major aspects of functional Price: $ All Primate Postcranial Elements. Featuring casts of our entire catalog of non-human primate postcrania--modern apes, New World monkeys, Old World--as well as sets demonstrating intermembral index for indicating locomotion patterns and other concepts for primatology studies. Postcrania (postcranium, adjective: postcranial) in zoology and vertebrate paleontology refers to all or part of the skeleton apart from the ntly, fossil remains, e.g. of dinosaurs or other extinct tetrapods, consist of partial or isolated skeletal elements; these are referred to as "postcrania".. Sometimes, there is disagreement over whether the skull and skeleton belong to the. Although the postcranial skeleton serves nu-merous functions, we focus our basic introduction on skeletal features associated with locomotion (Figure ). In this regard, the primate skeleton can be divided into three parts: the axial skeleton, the forelimbs, and the hindlimbs. The axial skeleton is com-posed predominantly of the vertebrae and.

Incorporating the latest research of leading scholars in the field, this collection of essays offers a comprehensive overview of function and adaptation in the postcranial skeleton of living and fossil nonhuman primates. Following an essay on the biomechanics of primate limbs, seven essays Price: $ Basics of Primate Dentition and the Muscles of Mastication Additional Leves of Complexity in the Study of Tooth Morphology Exploring Dental Variability Across the Primate Order: Contrasts by Diet and by Taxon: Strepsirhines, Tarsiers, Platyrrhines, Cercopithecoids and Hominoids Examined. Part IV: The Primate Postcranial Skeleton. Evolution of hallucial grasping in primates --Implications of postcranial evidence for the origin of euprimates --Ankle and foot morphology of Cantius mckennai: adaptations and phylogenetic implications --Carpal anatomy of Smilodectes gracilis (Adapiformes, Notharctinae) and its significance for lemuriform phylogeny --Adaptive diversification. Primate Adaptation and Evolution, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the text of choice for courses in primate evolution. The book retains its grounding in the extant primate groups as the best way to understand the fossil trail and the evolution of these modern forms.

T1 - The postcranial morphotype of primates. AU - Dagosto, Marian M. PY - /12/1. Y1 - /12/1. N2 - The goal of this chapter is to reconstruct aspects of the postcranial morphotype of the order Primates and to assess their significance for the positional behavior of the by: In the lab folders at the table, review the “Atlas of Primate Skeletal Anatomy,” and use it to compare the following post-cranial features of the primate skeleton for each of the primate species listed. OLD WORLD MONKEY Old World Monkey species tend to spend time both in the trees (arboreal) and on the ground (terrestrial).File Size: 97KB.   The Primate postcranial skeleton: studies in adaptation and evolution Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. Internet Archive : "Primate Comparative Anatomy is a very strong addition to the available books on primate anatomy. A clear, logical, and useful resource for students and a nice quick reference for researchers." (Timothy M. Ryan, The Pennsylvania State University) Book Description. A comprehensive, illustrated textbook that reveals the structural and functional Cited by: