Comparative Morphology of The Primates

Surveys the anatomy of the living primates from a structural, functional and evolutionary perspective. The subject is reviewed topically by examining different anatomical systems and behaviors ? external features, the cranium, dentition and dietary behavior, postcranial anatomy and locomotor behavior, viscera, sensory and nervous systems, and reproductive anatomy. The role of comparative anatomy in functional and behavioral studies, taxonomy, and phylogenetic analyses is emphasized.

Course Information



4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

Terry Harrison
T: 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM 25WV 706