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dryopithecine

any extinct Old World ape of the genus Dryopithecus.
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De esta forma se determino que el patron cuspideo primitivo es Y5 (presente desde el Dryopithecus en hominidos extintos, monos antropoides modernos y poblaciones humanas de origen mongoloide) y que las configuraciones + (patron cuspideo cruciforme) y X se consideran como reducciones (caracteristicas de poblaciones humanas de origen caucasoide).
A racial distribution of the Dryopithecus pattern and its modifications in the lower molar teeth of man.
1995): New partial cranium of Dryopithecus Lartet, 1863 (Hominoidea, Primates) from the upper Miocene of Can Llobateres, Barcelona, Spain.
1996): A Dryopithecus skeleton and the origins of great-ape locomotion.
The evolutionary affiliations of Dryopithecus, however, remain in dispute (SN: 10/23/93, p.
The newly unearthed bones, as well as a partial Dryopithecus skull previously found at the same site, apparently come from a single adult male, assert Salvador Moya-Sola and Meike Koehler of the Miquel Crusafont Istitute of Paleontology in Sabadell, Spain.
Initially attributed to Dryopithecus fontani by Villalta Comella and Crusafont Pairo (1941), the same authors subsequently used them to erect a new taxon (Villalta Comella and Crusafont Pairo, 1944), which was subsequently synonymized with Hispanopithecus laietanus.
Based on an analysis of Dryopithecus fossils found at a Hungarian site, David R.
2007b): Paleoenvironment of Dryopithecus brancoi at Rudabanya, Hungary: Evidence from dental meso- and micro-wear analyses of large vegetarian mammals.
Begun assigns these specimens to the genus Dryopithecus, a fossil ape that lived in western and southern Europe between 9 million and 11 million years ago.