Anthro 2200 Lab Questions II
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all primates belong to which biological class?
true or false: homologies are features that have developed based on convergent evolution
what is lacking in strepsirhines but present in haplorhines?
what is a typical dental formula of platyrrhines?
what is a typical dental formula of catarrhines?
what is not a hominoid?
what type of molar pattern doe the hominoids express?
true or false: platyrrhines typically possess three premolars in each quadrants of their mouth, while catarrhines have two premolars in each quadrant of their mouth
what type of molar pattern do the cercopithecoids express?
some platyrrhines possess which trait that is lacking in other primates?
primates possessing high shearing molar crests probably follow this type of feeding pattern:
primates possessing low, rounded molars likely primarily subsist on
primates possessing large, spatulated incisors likely would be described as
brachiation is generally associated with:
the stout procumbent incisors of callitrichids are adaptive for subsisting on
choose the skeletal elements providing the best evidence of locomotor patterns of a primate
radius, humerus, femur, scapula
most terrestrial quadruped primates walk on their palms, but other species engage in terrestrial
the taxonomic group most highly adapted for vertical clinging and leaping is:
members of this taxonomic group use their prehensile tails during locomotion
the rarest form of primate locomotion is obligate