Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/36

Click to flip

36 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
What epoch did the Omomyidae exist?
Early to Late Eocene
Where did the Omomyidae exist?
Old and New Worlds
Where are the Omomyidae placed in phylogeny?
Tarsier-like
What Epoch did the Adapidae exist?
Early to Late Eocene
Where did the Adapidae exist?
Old and New Worlds
Where are the Adapidae placed in phylogeny?
Lemur-like
What Epoch did the Catopithecus exist?
Late Eocene
Where did the Catopithecus exist?
Fayum, Egypt
Where are the Catopithecus placed in phylogeny?
First true anthropoid, retains some prosimian traits
What epoch did the Aegyptopithecus exist?
Early Oligocene
Where did the Aegyptopithecus exist?
Fayum, Egypt
Where are the Aegyptopithecus placed in phylogeny?
Arboreal quadruped, first catarrhine
What epoch did the Parapithecidae (Apidium)exist?
Early Oligocene
Where did the Parapithecidae (Apidium) exist?
Fayum, Egypt
Where is the Parapithecidae placed in phylogeny?
Possible ancestor to New World Monkeys, 2:1:3:3 dental formula
What epoch did the Proconsul exist?
Early Miocene
Where did the Proconsul exist?
Rusinga Island, Kenya
Where is the Proconsul placed in phylogeny?
Dental ape, protohominoid
What epoch did the Victoriapithecus exist?
Early Miocene
Where did the Victoriapithecus exist?
Rusinga Island, Kenya
Where is the Victoriapithecus placed in phylogeny?
Ancestor of Cercopithecoids
What epoch did the Sivapithecus (Asian Ramapithecus) exist?
Middle Miocene
Where did the Sivapithecus (Asian Ramapithecus) exist?
Potwar Plateau, Pakistan
Where is the Sivapithecus (Asian Ramapithecus) place din phylogeny?
Ancestor to orangutans
What epoch did the Ouranopithecus (Ankarapithecus) exist?
Late Miocene
Where dit he Ouranopithecus (Ankarapithecus) exist?
Greece
Where is the Ouranopithecus (Ankarapithecus) placed in phylogeny?
Stem ancestor to African great apes
What epoch did the Laccopithecus exist?
Late Miocene
Where did the Laccopithecus exist?
Southern China
Where are the Laccopithecus placed in phylogeny?
Possible ancestor of gibbons
What epoch did the Australopithecus exist?
Pliocene (later members in Pleistocene)
Where did the Australopithecus exist?
East and South Africa
Where are the Australopithecus placed in phylogeny?
First definite bipeds in fossil record
What epoch did the Gigantopithecus exist?
Pleistocene
Where did the Gigantopithecus exist?
China and Southest Asia
Where are the Gigantopithecus placed in phylogeny?
Fourth great ape, only great ape to go extinct, largest primate ever