Re: data

Harry Erwin (
Sun, 06 Aug 1995 20:40:05 -0400

In article
<>, Ralph L
Holloway <> wrote:

> A question for Alex and Harry: What happens when you confine your
> cladistic analyses for Siva, Pongo, Giganto, etc., to purely mandibular
> characters? Isolated teeth and mandibles are ALL that is known to exist
> for Giganto. Ralph Holloway.
Lufengpithecus moves over the base of the Gig/Pongo clade. It had been at
the base of the Siva clade (which consists of a large and a small species,
both sexually dimorphic, following Wu and Oxnard). I turned off canine
tooth dimorphism (since that scales with size), and the same thing still

Harry Erwin
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