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The paleobiology of Australopithecus : contributions from the Fourth Stony Brook Human Evolution Symposium and Workshop, Diversity in Australopithecus : Tracking the First Bipeds, September 25-28, 2007 / edited by Kaye E. Reed, John G. Fleagle, Richard E. Leakey.

Author/creator Stony Brook Human Evolution Symposium and Workshop 2007 : Stony Brook University)
Other author/creatorReed, Kaye E., 1951- editor.
Other author/creatorFleagle, John G., editor.
Other author/creatorLeakey, Richard E. editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoDordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Descriptionxiii, 282 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 29 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Vertebrate paleobiology and paleoanthropology series, 1877-9077
Vertebrate paleobiology and paleoanthropology. ^A769238
Contents Introduction : Issues in the life and times of Australopithecus / Kaye E. Reed -- Age ranges of Australopithecus species, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Tanzania / Francis H. Brown, Ian McDougall and Patrick N. Gathogo -- A multi-disciplinary perspective on the age of Australopithecus in southern Africa / Andy I.R. Herries, Robyn Pickering, Justin W. Adams, Darren Curnoe, Ginette Warr, Alf G. Latham and John Shaw -- Reconstructing the habitats of Australopithecus : paleoenvironments, site taphonomy, and faunas / Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Kaye E. Reed -- Australopithecus in Ethiopia / Zeresenay Alemseged -- The alpha taxonomy of Australopithecus africanus / Frederick E. Grine -- Australopithecus from Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa / Ronald Clarke -- Variation in mandibular postcanine dental morphology and hominin species representation in Member 4, Sterkfontein, South Africa / Frederick E. Grine, Marcia M. Delanty and Bernard A. Wood -- Australopithecus sediba from Malapa, South Africa / Darryl J. de Ruiter, Steven E. Churchill and Lee R. Berger -- Comparative evolutionary models and the "Australopith radiations" / Robert A. Foley -- Whence Australopithecus africanus? Comparing the skulls of South African and East African Australopithecus / Charles Lockwood -- The biogeographic implications of early hominin phylogeny / David S. Strait -- Sexual size dimorphism in Australopithecus : current understanding and new directions / Adam D. Gordon -- Molar microwear, diet and adaptation in a purported hominin species lineage from the Pliocene of East Africa / Frederick E. Grine, Peter S. Ungar, Mark F. Teaford and Sireen El-Zaatari -- Some ruminations on australopith diets / Matt Sponheimer -- Postural and locomotor adaptations of Australopithecus species / Carol V. Ward -- Shoulder morphology in early hominin evolution / Susan G. Larson -- Age and sex differences in the locomotor skeleton of Australopithecus / Elizabeth H. Harmon.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
LCCN 2013930239
ISBN9789400759183
ISBN9400759185

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