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Ages of eruption of primate teeth: A compendium for aging individuals and comparing life histories
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Eruption of teeth offers an excellent method to gauge both the maturation of individuals and to compare the life histories of species, and this compendium makes it possible to describe, for the first time, the basic outline of the eruption of teeth of primates from birth to adulthood. Expand
Patterns of molar wear in hunger-gatherers and agriculturalists.
  • B. Smith
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 1984
TLDR
Samples of modern and prehistoric hunger-gatherers and agriculturalists are used to test the hypothesis that there are systematic differences in patterns of tooth wear related to major differences in subsistence and food preparation. Expand
Complete Primate Skeleton from the Middle Eocene of Messel in Germany: Morphology and Paleobiology
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The absence of a toilet claw and a toothcomb demonstrates that Darwinius masillae is not simply a fossil lemur, but part of a larger group of primates, Adapoidea, representative of the early haplorhine diversification. Expand
Standards of human tooth formation and dental age assessment
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Critical review of methods of production and use of chronologies of formation of human teeth and their applications in medicine, dentistry and dentistry. Expand
Allometric scaling in the dentition of primates and prediction of body weight from tooth size in fossils.
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Regressions based on tooth size in generalized primates yield reasonable estimates of body weight, but much remains to be learned about tooth size and body size scaling in more restricted systematic groups and dietary guilds. Expand
DENTAL DEVELOPMENT AS A MEASURE OF LIFE HISTORY IN PRIMATES
  • B. Smith
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
  • 1 May 1989
Age de l'apparition de la dentition en fonction de differentes donnees morphologiques et du cycle de developpement etudie chez differentes especes de primates
Dental development and the evolution of life history in hominidae
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Three lines of evidence agree that the unique rate and pattern of human life history did not exist at the australopithecine stage of human evolution, and that growth and aging evolved substantially in the Hominidae during the last 2 million years. Expand
New Protocetid Whale from the Middle Eocene of Pakistan: Birth on Land, Precocial Development, and Sexual Dimorphism
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Discovery of a near-term fetus positioned for head-first delivery provides important evidence that early protocetid whales gave birth on land and corroborates previous ideas that protocETids were amphibious. Expand
Hind Limbs of Eocene Basilosaurus: Evidence of Feet in Whales
New specimens of middle Eocene Basilosaurus isis from Egypt include the first functional pelvic limb and foot bones known in Cetacea. These are important in corroborating the intermediateExpand
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