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Theropithecus: The Rise and Fall of a Primate Genus

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Contributors

  • A. David Benyon
  • David Dean
  • Eric Delson
  • Robin I. Dunbar
  • Gerald Eck
  • Roberta A. Foley
  • Robert Hoffstetter
  • Toshitaka Iwamoto
  • Nina G. Jablonski
  • Hartmut B. Krentz
  • Meave G. Leakey
  • Phyllis C. Lee
  • Robert D. Martin
  • Martin Pickford
  • Daris R. Swindler
  • Mark F. Teaford

Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Nina G. Jablonski

PART I--FOSSIL EVIDENCE AND PHYLOGENY

Chapter 2: Theropithecus Darti From the Hadar Formation, Ethiopia
Gerald Eck

Chapter 3: Evolution of Theropithecus in the Turkana Basin
Meave G. Leakey

Chapter 4: Are Papio Baringensis R. Leakey, 1969, and P. Quadratirostris Iwamoto, 1982, Species of Papio or Theropithecus?
Eric Delson and David Dean

Chapter 5: Theropithecus Fossils From Africa and India and the Taxonomy of the Genus
Eric Delson

Chapter 6: Theropithecus From Ternifine, Algeria
Eric Delson and Robert Hoffstetter

Chapter 7: The Phylogeny of Theropithecus
Nina G. Jablonski

PART II--BIOGEOGRAPHY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

Chapter 8: Climate Change, Biogeography and Theropithecus
Martin Pickford

Chapter 9: African Terrestrial Primates: The Comparative Evolutionary Biology of Theropithecus and the Hominidae
R.A. Foley

PART III--ANATOMY OF THE FOSSIL AND LIVING SPECIES OF THEROPITHECUS

Chapter 10: Allometric Aspects of Skull Morphology in Theropithecus
Robert D. Martin

Chapter 11: Evolution of the Masticatory Apparatus in Theropithecus
Nina G. Jablonski

Chapter 12: Dental Microwear and Diet in Extant and Extinct Theropithecus: Preliminary Analyses
Mark F. Teaford

Chapter 13: The Development and Microstructure of the Dentition of Theropithecus
Daris R. Swindler and A. David Beynon

Chapter 14: Postcranial Anatomy of Extinct and Extant Species of Theropithecus
Hartmut B. Krentz

PART IV--BEHAVIOUR AND ECOLOGY OF LIVING AND FOSSIL SPECIES OF THEROPITHECUS

Chapter 15: Social Organisation of the Gelada
R.I.M. Dunbar

Chapter 16: The Ecology of Theropithecus Gelada
Toshitaka Iwamoto

Chapter 17: Food Digestion and Energetic Conditions in Theropithecus Gelada
Toshitaka Iwamoto

Chapter 18: Socioecology of the Extinct Theropiths: A Modelling Approach
R.I.M. Dunbar

Chapter 19: Ecological Energetics and Extinction of Giant Gelada Baboons
P.C. Lee and R.A. Foley

Suggested Citation: JABLONSKI, NINA G. (ed.).1993. Theropithecus: The Rise and Fall of a Primate Genus. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 552 pp.

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