Neurocranium versus Face: A Morphometric Approach with Classical Anthropometric Variables for Characterizing Patterns of Cranial Integration in Extant Hominoids and Extinct Hominins

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Pérez-Claros, Juan Antonio; Jiménez-Arenas, Juan Manuel; Palmqvist, Paul;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 10,issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131055, pmc: PMC4503590
  • Subject: Research Article | Evolutionary development biology | Medicine | Paleoanthropology | Apes | Q | Hominid paleoneurology | Factor analysis | R | Human evolution | Science | Cranium | Gorillas

The relative importance of the two main cranial complexes, the neurocranium and the splanchnocranium, has been examined in the five species of extant hominoids and in a huge sample of extinct hominins using six standard craniometric variables that measure the length, wi... View more
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