New craniodental fossils of papionin monkeys from Cooper's D, South Africa.

@article{Folinsbee2013NewCF,
  title={New craniodental fossils of papionin monkeys from Cooper's D, South Africa.},
  author={Kaila E. Folinsbee and R. Reisz},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2013},
  volume={151 4},
  pages={
          613-29
        }
}
  • Kaila E. Folinsbee, R. Reisz
  • Published 2013
  • Geography, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • Papionin monkey fossils are common in the Plio-Pleistocene aged karst cave deposits northwest of Johannesburg in South Africa. These deposits have yielded important primate and other vertebrate fauna since their discovery in the early part of the 20th century. In this article, we describe new primate cranial and dental specimens from excavations at the site of Cooper's D in the Sterkfontein Valley that date to around 1.5 million years ago. Unlike other localities in southern Africa, most of the… CONTINUE READING
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