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Title: Obliteration study of lambdatic and obelionic region sutures in ruminant, carnivores and hominids
Author: Gibert,J.
Ribot i Trafí, Francesc
Gibert, P.
Gibert Beotas, Lluís
Keywords: Evolució del cervell
Evolution of the brain
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2006
Publisher: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)
Abstract: The morphology of Orce cranial fragment VM-0 is contrasted with the frontoparietal region in artiodactyls, and the obelionic region in carnivores and primates including hominids. Sutural development at obelion is compared in those taxa throughout the growth period up to the onset of sutural obliteration, and ontogenetic differences between non-primates and primates lead us to conclude that the configuration in VM-0 more resembles that found in hominids than in artiodactyls or carnivores. Moreover, cranial capacity for VM-0 is estimated at >470cm 3 , comparable to Plio-Pleistocene hominids, but greater than in young equids.
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It is part of: Estudios Geológicos, 2006, vol. 62, p. 124-134
ISSN: 0367-0449
Appears in Collections:Articles publicats en revistes (Mineralogia, Petrologia i Geologia Aplicada)

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