Miocene hominoids from Pakistan
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Published by Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University in New Haven, CT .
Written in English



  • Pakistan.


  • Fossil hominids -- Pakistan.,
  • Paleontology -- Miocene.

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid R. Pilbeam ... [et al.].
SeriesPostilla ;, no. 181
LC ClassificationsQH1 .P934 no. 181, QE882.P7 .P934 no. 181
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3862079M
LC Control Number81183038

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This research presents an isotopic study of a wide range of mammalian taxa from the Miocene Siwalik Group of Pakistan, with a focus on two time intervals—– Ma, when the hominoid. genus from African forms of Miocene, isn't much like an ape and postcranially resembles a monkey; some derived features of teeth link to hominoids European forms of Miocene widely scattered localities in France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Austria, Germany, and Hungary and are quite derived; varied, not well understood. A partial hominoid innominate from the Miocene of Pakistan: Description and preliminary analyses Article (PDF Available) in Proceedings of the National Academy of . Lecture 6- Miocene Hominoids. STUDY. PLAY. Oxygen. • From Pakistan • Genus dated from about 13 to 8 Ma • First discovery of a relatively complete skull of Miocene hominoid. Gigantopithecus. only known from teeth. AS

The Miocene (/ ˈ m aɪ. ə ˌ s iː n, ˈ m aɪ. oʊ-/ MY-ə-seen, MY-oh-) is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about (Ma). The Miocene was named by Charles Lyell; its name comes from the Greek words μείων (meiōn, "less") and καινός (kainos, "new") and means "less recent" because it has 18% fewer modern sea invertebrates than the Pliocene. A left lateral cuneiform and a right capitate of hominoid primates from the Middle Miocene Chinji Formation, Pakistan, are described. While the lateral cuneiform is similar to chimpanzee lateral cuneforms in many characters, it may have come from a foot with an appreciable transverse by:   A partial hominoid innominate from the Miocene of Pakistan: description and preliminary analyses. from a Ma locality in the Siwalik Group of the Potwar Plateau in Pakistan, assigned to the Middle Miocene ape species Sivapithecus indicus. pronograde quadrupedalism for cercopithecoids and orthogrady for hominoids. The YGSP innominate Cited by: Maxillofacial morpho16gy of Miocene hominoids from Africa and Indo-Pakistan. See Ref. 33a, pp. White TD. Geomorphology to pa- leoecology: Gigantopithecus reappraised.

The Hominidae (/ h ɒ ˈ m ɪ n ɪ d iː /), whose members are known as great apes or hominids (/ ˈ h ɒ m ɪ n ɪ d z /), are a taxonomic family of primates that includes eight extant species in four genera: Pongo, the Bornean, Sumatran and Tapanuli orangutan; Gorilla, the eastern and western gorilla; Pan, the common chimpanzee and the bonobo; and Homo, of which only modern humans Class: Mammalia. Ward S.C., Pilbeam D.R. () Maxillofacial Morphology of Miocene Hominoids from Africa and Indo-Pakistan. In: Ciochon R.L., Corruccini R.S. (eds) New Interpretations of Ape and Human Ancestry. Advances in by: A partial hominoid innominate from the Miocene of Pakistan: Description and preliminary analyses Michèle E. Morgana,1, Kristi L. Lewtonb,c, Jay Kelleyd,e, Erik Otárola-Castillob, John C. Barryb, Lawrence J. Flynna,b, and David Pilbeamb,1 aPeabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and bDepartment of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, .   Rose M () Further hominoid postcranial specimens from the Late Miocene Nagri Formation of Pakistan. J Hum Evol – CrossRef Google Scholar Sarmiento E () Some functional specializations in the skeleton of Oreopithecus bambolii and their phylogenetic significance.