An analysis of the canine tooth size of old world higher primates in relation to mandibular length and body weight.


Canine crown heights, measured from the cement-enamel junction to the cusp tip, were directly proportional to mandible length for 37 species of catarrhines (males and females plotted separately). The ratio canine height/mandible length was much greater for males than females. An allometric analysis revealed close relationships between canine size and body… (More)


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