Koofers

Midterm 2 Definitions - Flashcards

Flashcard Deck Information

Class:EEMB 22 - BIO CONCEPT/CONTROV
Subject:Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology
University:University of California - Santa Barbara
Term:Fall 2010
- of -
INCORRECT CORRECT
- INCORRECT     - CORRECT     - SKIPPED
Shuffle Remaining Cards Show Definitions First Take Quiz (NEW)
Hide Keyboard shortcuts
Next card
Previous card
Mark correct
Mark incorrect
Flip card
Start Over
Shuffle
      Mode:   CARDS LIST       ? pages   PRINT EXIT
Primates Order of mammals that contains humans. Have grasping fingers and toes and binocular vision (or eyes that are shifted forward to the front of the face allowing overlapping vision and depth perception
Prosimians One of the two groups of earliest primates. Nocturnal and feed on fruits, leaves, and flowers. (ex. lemurs)
Anthropoids Higher primates (ex. Moneys, apes, humans).
Hominoids Includes apes (ex. orangutans, gorillas, etc.) and hominids (or humans and their direct ancestors). Larger brains than monkeys, no tail.
Generated by Koofers.com
Bipedal Walking upright
Homo australopithecus Huminids. Older, smaller-brianed genus of Homo. Bipedal, walking upright.
Homo habilis Hominids. "handy man." Small in stature, with arms longer than legs and a skelton similar to australopithecus
Homo erectus True humans. Evolved and migrated out of Africa.
Generated by Koofers.com
Java Man Discovered by Eugene Dubois. Long, straight legs and an excellent walker. Very large brain. 500,000 years old and evidence for an ancient species of human.
Definition
Generated by Koofers.com

List View: Terms & Definitions

  Hide All 10 Print
 
Front
Back
 Primates Order of mammals that contains humans. Have grasping fingers and toes and binocular vision (or eyes that are shifted forward to the front of the face allowing overlapping vision and depth perception
 ProsimiansOne of the two groups of earliest primates. Nocturnal and feed on fruits, leaves, and flowers. (ex. lemurs)
 AnthropoidsHigher primates (ex. Moneys, apes, humans).
 HominoidsIncludes apes (ex. orangutans, gorillas, etc.) and hominids (or humans and their direct ancestors). Larger brains than monkeys, no tail.
 BipedalWalking upright
 Homo australopithecusHuminids. Older, smaller-brianed genus of Homo. Bipedal, walking upright.
 Homo habilisHominids. "handy man." Small in stature, with arms longer than legs and a skelton similar to australopithecus
 Homo erectusTrue humans. Evolved and migrated out of Africa.
 Java ManDiscovered by Eugene Dubois. Long, straight legs and an excellent walker. Very large brain. 500,000 years old and evidence for an ancient species of human.
  Definition
36, "/var/app/current/tmp/"