Dentognathic remains of an Afropithecus individual from Kalodirr, Kenya.

@article{Rossie2013DentognathicRO,
  title={Dentognathic remains of an Afropithecus individual from Kalodirr, Kenya.},
  author={James B. Rossie and Laura Maclatchy},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  year={2013},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={199-208}
}
We describe here the well-preserved dentognathic remains of an Afropithecus individual from the early Miocene site of Kalodirr in northern Kenya. The specimen includes a nearly complete dentition in which most of the crowns are undamaged and unworn. The new information gleaned from this specimen adds to our knowledge of this genus in several ways. Afropithecus exhibits an atypical pattern of canine dimorphism, and is probably more easily sexed by the pattern of variation in its upper premolars… CONTINUE READING
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