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European Miocene Hominids and the Origin of the African Ape and Human Clade
In 1871, Darwin famously opined, “In each great region of the world the living mammals are closely related to the extinct species of the same region. It is therefore probable that Africa was formerlyExpand
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U-Pb and 40Ar/39Ar dating of the Miocene fossil track site at Ipolytarnóc (Hungary) and its implications
Abstract Abundant Early Miocene mammal and bird tracks and a rich plant assemblage is preserved by the emplacement of an ignimbrite sheet of the Gyulakeszi Rhyolite Tuff Formation (GRTF) nearExpand
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Microtoid cricetids and the early history of arvicolids (Mammalia, Rodentia)
In response to environmental changes in the Northern hemisphere, several lines of brachyodont-bunodont cricetid rodents evolved during the Late Miocene as “microtoid cricetids.” Major evolutionaryExpand
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Phyletic Affinities and Functional Convergence in Dryopithecus and Other Miocene and Living Hominids
Dryopithecus provides a good case history illustrating the disagreement and confusion over Miocene hominoid systematics described in the introduction to this volume. Dryopithecus is currently knownExpand
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Genetic differentiation of Texas Gulf Coast populations of the blue crab Callinectes sapidus
Allelic frequencies at three polymorphic, enzyme-encoding gene loci (GOT-2, EST-1, EST-2) were determined for Callinectes sapidus (Rathbun) megalopae and adults sampled along the Texas coast of theExpand
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Evolution of locomotion in Anthropoidea: the semicircular canal evidence
  • T. Ryan, M. Silcox, +13 authors F. Spoor
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological…
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Our understanding of locomotor evolution in anthropoid primates has been limited to those taxa for which good postcranial fossil material and appropriate modern analogues are available. We report theExpand
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Primates from Rudabánya: allocation of specimens to individuals, sex and age categories.
Fossil primates have been known from the late Miocene locality of Rudabánya since 1965. Numerous campaigns of collecting, sampling and excavation have been carried out since that time by severalExpand
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Recent Advances on Multidisciplinary Research at Rudabánya, Late Miocene (MN9), Hungary: a compendium
Rudabanya is a rich late Miocene fossil locality first exploited for its vertebrate remains by Petho in 1902. The first fossil primate was discovered by the local Chief Mining Geologist, GaborExpand
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Rudabánya: A late miocene subtropical swamp deposit with evidence of the origin of the African apes and humans
Rudabánya, a rich late Miocene fossil site in northern central Hungary, has yielded an abundant record of fossil primates, including the primitive catarrhine Anapithecus and the early great apeExpand
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