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The paleobiology of Australopithecus : contributions from the Fourth Stony Brook Human Evolution Symposium and Workshop, Diversity in Australopithecus : Tracking the First Bipeds, September 25-28, 2007 / edited by Kaye E. Reed, John G. Fleagle, Richard E. Leakey.

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Meeting:
Stony Brook Human Evolution Symposium and Workshop (4th : 2007 : Stony Brook University)
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, c2013.
Format:
  • Book, Conference Proceedings
  • xiii, 282 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
  • Introduction : Issues in the life and times of Australopithecus / Kaye E. Reed
  • Age ranges of Australopithecus species, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Tanzania / Francis H. Brown, Ian McDougall and Patrick N. Gathogo
  • A multi-disciplinary perspective on the age of Australopithecus in southern Africa / Andy I.R. Herries, Robyn Pickering, Justin W. Adams, Darren Curnoe, Ginette Warr, Alf G. Latham and John Shaw
  • Reconstructing the habitats of Australopithecus : paleoenvironments, site taphonomy, and faunas / Anna K. Behrensmeyer and Kaye E. Reed
  • Australopithecus in Ethiopia / Zeresenay Alemseged
  • The alpha taxonomy of Australopithecus africanus / Frederick E. Grine
  • Australopithecus from Sterkfontein Caves, South Africa / Ronald Clarke
  • Variation in mandibular postcanine dental morphology and hominin species representation in Member 4, Sterkfontein, South Africa / Frederick E. Grine, Marcia M. Delanty and Bernard A. Wood
  • Australopithecus sediba from Malapa, South Africa / Darryl J. de Ruiter, Steven E. Churchill and Lee R. Berger
  • Comparative evolutionary models and the "Australopith radiations" / Robert A. Foley
  • Whence Australopithecus africanus? : comparing the skulls of South African and East African Australopithecus / Charles Lockwood
  • The biogeographic implications of early hominin phylogeny / David S. Strait
  • Sexual size dimorphism in Australopithecus : current understanding and new directions / Adam D. Gordon
  • Molar microwear, diet and adaptation in a purported hominin species lineage from the Pliocene of East Africa / Frederick E. Grine, Peter S. Ungar, Mark F. Teaford and Sireen El-Zaatari
  • Some ruminations on australopith diets / Matt Sponheimer
  • Postural and locomotor adaptations of Australopithecus species / Carol V. Ward
  • Shoulder morphology in early hominin evolution / Susan G. Larson
  • Age and sex differences in the locomotor skeleton of Australopithecus / Elizabeth H. Harmon.
Contributor:
Reed, Kaye E., 1951-
Fleagle, John G.
Leakey, Richard E.
Series:
Vertebrate paleobiology and paleoanthropology series, 1877-9077
Vertebrate paleobiology and paleoanthropology.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9789400759183
9400759185

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