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AuthorD.A. Hooyer
TitlePrehistoric teeth of man and of the orang-utan from Central Sumatra, with notes on the fossil orang-utan from Java and Southern China
JournalZoologische Mededelingen
Volume29
Year1948
Issue2
Pages175-301
ISSN0024-0672
Abstract... there is one point which has delayed the right conception and understanding of the evolutionary process for a long time. This was the idea that the older the morphological age of the human form is, the more it must approach the living anthropoids.
This conclusion did not take into account that the big apes, too, must have undergone essential changes during the same period of time in which man evolved.
WEIDENREICH, Apes, Giants, and Man, Chicago, 1946, p. 11/12.

CONTENTS
Introduction . . . 175 Homo sapiens L. subsp . . . 182 Pongo pygmaeus palaeosumatrensis nov. subsp . . . 187 Incisors . . . 188 Canini . . . 199 Premolars . . . 208 Molars . . . 229 Milk dentition . . . 264 The prehistoric orang-utan population . . . 269 Pongo pygmaeus (Hoppius) subsp. from the Pleistocene of Java . . . 272 Pongo pygmaeus weidenreichi nov. subsp. from the Pleistocene of S. China . . . 280 Summary; the evolution of the dentition of Pongo pygmaeus (Hoppius) . . . 284
INTRODUCTION
Man's natural interest in his nearest relatives has built up an enormous
Classification38.22 ; 42.85
Document typearticle
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