Class Notes (835,495)
United States (324,150)
Anthropology (165)
CAS AN 102 (111)
Lecture

Hominoid Evolution.pdf

1 Page
112 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Anthropology
Course
CAS AN 102
Professor
Matt Cartmill
Semester
Spring

Description
Hominoid Evolution Wednesday, March 20, 2013 10:20 AM Human locomotion: Anamensis and afarensis are parent and daughter species Pelvis: significantly shorter illium (upper part of pelvis) but much wider and further back Aethiopicus and boisei are parent and daughter species - keeping the center of gravity directly above, or a little behind,the center of the hip - Increasing area for glutei muscles to connect to Reduced tail (ape trait) Bigger hip joint (allow the body to carry the extra load above the hips) Bigger sacroiliac joint Lumbar enlargementand lordosis (bringing the upper part of the body over the hip joints) Short and wide sacrum to allow enoughspace for birth Legs: Much shorter femur neck, bigger head Spends an incredible amount of time standing on one foot Lever action of the wal "Lucy"
More Less

Related notes for CAS AN 102

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit