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Bone by bone: phylogeny of the ape cranium

Pearson, Alannah Kirsty


There is perhaps no topic more richly investigated in physical anthropology than the phylogeny of our closest relatives: the hominoids. Studies have ranged from examining how qualitative and metric traits differ, variation in molecular structure and how cranial modules contribute to phylogenetic history. Despite this, there has been no single study comparing individual cranial bones and their effects on phylogeny. This study explores how allometric and non-allometric shape impact on phylogeny...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
DOI: 10.25911/5c4ad7e31b4fa


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