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Patterns of mandibular variation in Pan and Gorilla and implications for African ape taxonomy

Taylor, Andrea Carolyn; Groves, Colin

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Pan and Gorilla taxonomy is currently in a state of flux, with the number of existing species and subspecies of common chimpanzee and gorilla having been recently challenged. While Pan and Gorilla systematics have been evaluated on the basis of craniometric and odontometric data, only a handful of studies have evaluated multivariate craniometric variation within P. troglodytes, and none have evaluated in detail mandibular variation in either P. troglodytes or Gorilla gorilla. In this paper, we...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78295
Source: Journal of Human Evolution
DOI: 10.1016/S0047-2484(03)00027-7

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