University of Calgary

ANTH 412 - The Primate Fossil Record - Winter 2021

A review of the evolution of the primates, covering the morphological and taxonomic diversity of fossil primates, environmental and chronological context for primate evolution, and current debates and problems in the field of primate evolution. In class laboratories focus on the diversity of primate dietary, locomotor, and social adaptations, and how these are inferred from the fossil record.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Anthropology 309 and 311.


  • Credit for Anthropology 412 and 505.11 will not be allowed.


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