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The Lemur Scapula

  • David Roberts
  • Isobelle Davidson


In this chapter we seek to examine the causal relationships existing between the various modes of locomotion adopted by prosimian primates, particularly the lemurs, and the development of the scapula, the main structural unit of the pectoral girdle.


Scapular Spine Superior Angle Scapular Blade Supraspinous Fossa Nycticebus Coucang 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Roberts
    • 1
  • Isobelle Davidson
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Veterinary MedicineUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnthropologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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