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Rhinocerotidae

W. Henry Gilbert

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Rhinos are known from North America and the Old World, and have a well-documented fossil record. Rhinocerotidae is first reported from the Eocene, and members of the family persisted through the ... More


Rare Taxa

W. Henry Gilbert and Thomas Stidham

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
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March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines specimen samples of micromammals and birds preserved in the Daka Member. One fossil from the Daka Member does not belong to any of the previously described taxa from the ... More


Homo erectus Cranial Anatomy

Berhane Asfaw, W. Henry Gilbert, and Gary D. Richard

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
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March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses Daka hominid material, and presents a detailed ectocranial description of the Daka calvaria (BOU-VP-2/66) and other cranial and mandibular specimens from the Daka Member. It ... More


Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

W. Henry Gilbert (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book, the first in a series devoted to the paleoanthropological resources of the Middle Awash Valley of Ethiopia, studies Homo erectus, a close relative of Homo sapiens. It provides detailed ... More


Introduction

W. Henry Gilbert

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book describes the importance of the Dakanihylo (Daka) Member of the Bouri Formation in the Afir Rift to African Pleistocene studies. The Daka Member has preserved a very rich array of fossil ... More


Geology and Geochronology

Giday Woldegabriel, W. Henry Gilbert, William K. Hart, Paul R. Renne, and Stanley H. Ambrose

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on the Daka Member volcanic and sedimentary stratigraphic units. It also discusses the chronostratigraphic and lithostratigraphic characteristics, geographic distributions, ... More


Carnivora

W. Henry Gilbert, Nuria García, and F. Clark Howell

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the carnivore fossils present in the Daka Member. Carnivores from the Daka Member include leopards, lions, and crocutoid hyaenas. There are 10 specimens of carnivore fossils in ... More


Equidae

W. Henry Gilbert and Raymond L. Bernor

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Daka Member presents a large sample of equids. This chapter discusses fossil records of Equidae, represented by the hipparionine genus Eurygnathohippus and Equus in the Daka Member. The two taxa ... More


Elephantidae

Haruo Saegusa and W. Henry Gilbert

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Daka Member is very rich in elephant fossils. Cranial remains of Elephas recki recki were excavated from there during the 1999 and 2002 field seasons. Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) recki is one of the ... More


Tomographic Analysis of the Daka Calvaria

W. Henry Gilbert, Ralph L. Holloway, Daisuke kubo, Reiko T. Kono, and Gen suwa

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the tomographic analysis of the Daka calvaria. It presents observations made on distortion, subcortical structures, and endocranial features through the use of computed ... More


Daka Member Hominid Postcranial Remains

W. Henry Gilbert

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the postcranial remains of hominids from the Daka Member. The sample comprises three femora, one tibia, and one talus. The tibia and femora are presented with descriptions of ... More


Ecological and Biogeographic Context of the Daka Member

W. Henry Gilbert

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Geographic distributions of fossilized and recent taxa can be used to illuminate prehistoric connections between geographic regions. This chapter discusses the geographic distribution and ecological ... More


Conclusions: Evolutionary Insights from the Daka Member

W. Henry Gilbert

in Homo erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, Ethiopia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251205
eISBN:
9780520933774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251205.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This concluding chapter summarizes the contributions of earlier chapters in this book and discusses the relevance of the Daka Member to broader questions of paleoclimate and evolution. It outlines ... More


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