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Noun1.Sivapithecus - fossil primates found in India
hominid - a primate of the family Hominidae
genus Sivapithecus - extinct primates; lower Pliocene
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New muroid rodent and Sivapithecus dental remains from the lower Siwalik deposits of Ramnagar (JandK, India): Age implication.
punjabiensis in association with Listriodon pentapotamiae Conohyus sindiensis Gaindatherium browni Brachypotherium fatehjangense Sivapithecus sp.
"Sivapithecus" occidentalis Villalta Comella and Crusafont Pairo, 1944 (nomen dubium) (Fig.
Quantitative differences in dental microwear between primate species with different diets and a comment on the presumed diet of Sivapithecus. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 64:191-200.
Topics of the 18 contributions include character choice, phylogenetic signal and postcranial data in estimating hominoid phylogeny, the Napak hominoid and its continuance as Procounsul major, testing models of faunal turnover, the paleoenvironmental context of Siwalik Miocene vertebrate localities, the Siwalik rodent record, new lower primates from the Miocene Siwaliks, Sivapithecus taxonomy and its habitat requirements and extinction, the limits of craniofacial morphology, legends of the East African pluvials, implications of small sample sizes, searching for a new understanding of the hominid origin, the Delta hypothesis, the Kaphthurian (what we know now), morphological v.
In Pakistan, woodland animals such as the Pakistani ape, Sivapithecus, disappeared, while animals that are adapted to open habitat emerged.
Studies done on dental micro-wear and oxygen and carbon isotopes on tooth enamel on a few other Siwalik mammals (bovids, Hipparion, Sivapithecus, etc.) also point towards a time of ecological stress for these animals (Nelson, 2007; Morgan et al., 1994).