Ramapithecus


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Ramapithecus

a genus of hominid present in Africa, Europe and Asia, between 14 million years ago and 8 million years ago.Ramapithecus largely replaced DRYOPITHECINES in open country.
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Uno de estos antropoides, el Ramapithecus, dio paso al Australopithecus, al que se le suponen los rudimentos del bipedalismo (45).
Hay evidencias de que en la Africa de los antropoides y los primeros hominidos, la parte de la historia que le corresponde a Ramapithecus y Australopithecus respectivamente, se desato una cascada de variaciones ambientales y climaticas que generaron una elevacion considerable en la temperatura (46).
Over the past decade, Lufeng has yielded the largest known collection of Ramapithecus and Sivapithecus bones, including several skulls, jaws and more than 1,000 teeth.