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The Resource The Postcranial Anatomy of Australopithecus Afarensis : New Insights from KSD-VP-1/1

The Postcranial Anatomy of Australopithecus Afarensis : New Insights from KSD-VP-1/1

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The Postcranial Anatomy of Australopithecus Afarensis : New Insights from KSD-VP-1/1
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The Postcranial Anatomy of Australopithecus Afarensis
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New Insights from KSD-VP-1/1
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The Postcranial Anatomy of Australopithecus Afarensis : New Insights from KSD-VP-1/1
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The Postcranial Anatomy of Australopithecus Afarensis : New Insights from KSD-VP-1/1
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  • Foreword -- Preface -- Contents -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction to KSD-VP-1/1: The Earliest Adult Partial Skeleton of Australopithecus afarensis -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Background on the Woranso-Mille Study Area -- Recovery, Excavation, and Preservation of KSD-VP-1/1 -- Recovery -- Excavation -- Preservation -- Preparation and Curation -- The Faunal Assemblage at KSD-VP-1 -- Guide to Contents of the Book -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 2 The Geologic Context of Korsi Dora and the Partial Skeleton KSD-VP-1/1 -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Geologic Setting of the Woranso-Mille Study Area -- Korsi Dora Collection Area -- Stratigraphic Position of the Basalt Ridge -- Kilaytoli Tuff -- Structural Geology -- Sedimentology and Depositional Setting -- The Age of KSD-VP-1/1 -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 3 The Taphonomy and Paleoecology of Korsi Dora Vertebrate Locality 1, Woranso-Mille Study Area, Ethiopia -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Taphonomy -- KSD-VP-1 Fauna -- KSD-VP-1/1 -- Discussion of the Taphonomy of the Site and the Partial Skeleton -- Paleoenvironment -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 4 KSD-VP-1/1: Analysis of the Postcranial Skeleton Using High-Resolution Computed Tomography -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Materials and Methods -- Results -- High-Resolution Computed Tomography Scans -- Right Scapula (KSD-VP-1/1g) -- Left Clavicle (KSD-VP-1/1f) -- Right Humerus (KSD-VP-1/1b) -- Right Ulna (KSD-VP-1/1a) -- Cervical Vertebrae (KSD-VP-1/1h, KSD-VP-1/1i, KSD-VP-1/1j, KSD-VP-1/1k, KSD-VP-1/1l) -- Ribs KSD-VP-1/1n (Left Second), KSD-VP-1/1q (Right 5/6/7), KSD-VP-1/1s (Middle Rib Frag), KSD-VP-1/1o (Right 7/8), KSD-VP-1/1p (Right 8/9), KSD-VP-1/1r (Left 11) -- Right Os Coxa (KSD-VP-1/1d) and Superior Sacral Body (KSD-VP-1/1t) -- Left Femur (KSD-VP-1/1c) -- Left Tibia (KSD-VP-1/1e) -- Discussion
  • Acknowledgments -- References -- 5 The Cervical Vertebrae of KSD-VP-1/1 -- Abstract -- Introduction -- KSD Cervical Vertebrae Descriptions -- C2 Vertebra (Axis) -- The C3 Vertebra -- The C4 Vertebra -- The C5 Vertebra -- The C6 Vertebra -- The C7 Vertebra -- Materials and Methods -- Vertebral Centrum -- Centrum Size -- Centrum Width -- Transverse Centrum Distribution -- Centrum Heights -- Centrum Morphology -- Uncinate Processes -- Centrum Wedging Angles -- Centra Summary -- Interarticular Facet Widths -- Articular Process Height -- Articular Facet Orientation -- Inferior Articular Facet Orientation -- Articular Facet Size -- Pars Interarticularis Size -- The Pedicles -- The Lamina -- Posterior Versus Anterior Load Transfer -- Spinous Processes -- Neural Canal -- Neural Canal Size -- Neural Canal Shape -- Postcranial Neurological Indications -- Pathological Analysis -- Discriminant Function Analysis -- Principal Components -- Discussion -- Vertebral Number -- The Neural Canals -- Lordosis, Pathology, and Cervical Posture -- Head Carriage -- Decoupling of the Head and Torso -- Locomotor Indications -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- 6 The Shoulder Girdle of KSD-VP-1/1 -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Materials -- Methods -- Reconstruction of Damaged Fossil Specimens -- Geometric Morphometric Analysis -- Reconstruction of Ancestral Morphology -- Traditional Comparative Analysis -- Descriptions -- Scapula (KSD-VP-1/1g) -- Clavicle (KSD-VP-1/1f) -- Results -- Reconstruction of Ancestral Morphology -- Comparative Analysis of the Scapula (KSD-VP-1/1g) -- Clavicle (KSD-VP-1/1f) -- Discussion -- How Different Are Australopithecus Scapulae? -- Functional Morphology -- Shoulder Girdle Configuration -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 7 The Thoracic Cage of KSD-VP-1/1 -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Anatomical Descriptions
  • KSD-VP-1/1n (Figs. 7.1a, 7.2, and 7.3) -- KSD-VP-1/1q (Fig. 7.1b) -- KSD-VP-1/1s (Fig. 7.1c) -- KSD-VP-1/1o (Fig. 7.1d) -- KSD-VP-1/1p (Fig. 7.1e) -- KSD-VP-1/1r (Fig. 7.1f) -- Thoracic Shape and Function -- Modern Human -- African Ape Thoracic Shape -- The KSD-VP1/1 Thorax -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- 8 The Pelvic Girdle and Limb Bones of KSD-VP-1/1 -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Humerus -- Ulna -- Femur -- Tibia -- Pelvis (Os Coxa and First Sacral Segment) -- The Pelvis of KSD-VP-1/1 and that of Ardipithecus ramidus -- The KSD-VP-1/1 Ischium and Its Relevance to a Fully Evolved Running Gait -- The Natural History of Hominin Limb Proportions -- M̀̀odels'' of Skeletal Change in Human Evolution -- Conclusion -- References -- 9 Conclusion: Implications of KSD-VP-1/1 for Early Hominin Paleobiology and Insights into the Chimpanzee/Human Last Common Ancestor -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Anatomy of the Early Hominin Neck -- Anatomy of the Early Hominin Shoulder Girdle -- Early Hominin Thoracic Shape -- The Special Significance of the Axial Bauplan of KSD-VP-1/1 -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Index
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