The Sambungmacan 3 Homo erectus calvaria: A comparative morphometric and morphological analysis

@article{Delson2001TheS3,
  title={The Sambungmacan 3 Homo erectus calvaria: A comparative morphometric and morphological analysis},
  author={E. Delson and K. Harvati and D. Reddy and L. F. Marcus and K. Mowbray and G. Sawyer and T. Jacob and S. M{\'a}rquez},
  journal={The Anatomical Record},
  year={2001},
  volume={262}
}
The Sambungmacan (Sm) 3 calvaria, discovered on Java in 1977, was illegally removed from Indonesia in 1998 and appeared in New York City in early 1999 at the Maxilla & Mandible, Ltd. natural history shop. Here we undertake an analysis of its phylogenetic and systematic position using geometric morphometrics and comparative morphology. The coordinates of points in the sagittal plane from glabella to opisthion were resampled to yield “lines” of 50 semi‐landmarks. Coordinates of glabella, bregma… Expand
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