International Journal of Anthropology

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 135–143

An anthropometric study of the ear in an adult population


DOI: 10.1007/BF02447350

Cite this article as:
Ruiz, A. Int. J. Anthropol. (1986) 1: 135. doi:10.1007/BF02447350


A sample of 539 individuals, 188 males and 351 females from 35 to 93 years, from a rural area, were studied in order to show ear variability according to age and sex.

The characters analyzed were: maximum length and breadth, lobe type, and their possible asymmetries. The individuals were also searched for Darwin’s tubercle.

Key words

ear asymmetries Spain 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Editrice II Sedicesimo 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Ruiz
    • 1
  1. 1.Departmento Antropologia. Fac. BiologiaUniversidad ComplutenseMadridEspaña

Personalised recommendations