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Primate Dentition: An Introduction to the Teeth of Non-Human Primates

Primate Dentition: An Introduction to the Teeth of Non-Human Primates


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ISBN-13: 9780521652896
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2002
Series: Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series , #32
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Daris R. Swindler is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Washington, Seattle. His main research interests are in primate anatomy and dental studies of early primate dental development, comparative dental morphology and odontometrics of living and fossil primates, and Pacific dental anthropology. He has written or edited nine previous books including An Atlas of Primate Gross Anatomy: Baboon, Chimpanzee, and Man (with C. D. Wood, 1973), The Dentition of Living Primates (1976), Systematics, Evolution and Anatomy: Comparative Primate Biology Volume 1 (with J. Erwin, 1986), Paleontologia Umana, Evoluzione, Addamento, Cultura (with A. Drusini, 1996), and Introduction to the Primates (1998).

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Dental anatomy; 3. Dental development; 4. The deciduous dentition; 5. Superfamily Lemuroidea; 6. Family Cebidae; 7. Family Cercopithecidae; 8. Hylobatidae; 9. Pongidae; Odontometric appendix; Dental eruption appendix; Glossary; References; Taxonomic index.

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