The Skull of Australopithecus afarensis Series in Human Evolution Read & Download ë PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook

The Skull of Australopithecus afarensis Series in Human Evolution

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Human lineage first diversified into separate contemporaneous lines of descentUpon publication of this book this species will be among the most thoroughly documented extinct ancestors of humankind The main focus of the book its organizing principle is the first complete skull of A afarensis specimen number AL 444 2 at the Hadar site Ethiopia the home of the remarkably complete 318 million year old skeleton known as Lucy found at Hadar by third author D Johanson in 1974 Lucy and other fossils from Hadar together with those from the site of Laetoli in Tanzania were controversially attributed to the then brand new species A afarensis by Johanson T White and Y Coppens in 197

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8 However a complete skull which would have uickly resolved much of the early debate over the species proved elusive until second author Y Rak's discovery of the 444 skull in 1992 The book details the comparative anatomy of the new skull and the cast of its brain analyzed by R Holloway and M Huan as well as of other skull and dental finds recovered during the latest ongoing field work at Hadar and analyzes the evolutionary significance of A afarensis in the context of other critically important discoveries of earliest humans made in recent years In essence it summarizes the state of knowledge about one of the central subjects of current paleoanthropological investigation

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The book is the most in depth account of the fossil skull anatomy and evolutionary significance of the 36 30 million year old early human species Australopithecus afarensis Knowledge of this species is pivotal to understanding early human evolution because 1 the sample of fossil remains of A afarensis is among the most extensive for any early human species and the majority of remains are of taxonomically inormative skulls and teeth; 2 the wealth of material makes A afarensis an indispensable point of reference for the interpretation of other fossil discoveries; 3 the species occupies a time period that is the focus of current research to determine when where and why the Early Medieval the most in depth account of Freakshow the fossil skull anatomy and evolutionary significance of Pompeii at Dusk (Fresco Nights saga Book 2) the 36 30 million year old early human species Australopithecus afarensis Knowledge of Escape from Kathmandu this species is pivotal Talked to Death to understanding early human evolution because 1 More Relaxing, Less Taxing the sample of fossil remains of A afarensis is among Diana Palmer Duets, the most extensive for any early human species and Escape From Kathmandu the majority of remains are of Alongshore taxonomically inormative skulls and The Easter Witch teeth; 2 How do i Delete Books on Kindle: The Picture Step by Step Guide on How to Remove Books from All Kindle Devices in less than 5 minutes for Complete Novice the wealth of material makes A afarensis an indispensable point of reference for Mary Coin the interpretation of other fossil discoveries; 3 The Terrible Eek the species occupies a Bred By The Berserkers (Berserker Saga, time period Kaitlyn and the Highlander that is Yaritai Koto O Yare the focus of current research ABC and 1,2,3 to determine when where and why Writing My Life the

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