2019 journal article

Morphology of the Homo naledi femora from Lesedi


By: C. Walker n, Z. Cofran*, M. Grabowski*, D. Marchi*, R. Cook n, S. Churchill*, K. Tommy*, Z. Throckmorton* ...

author keywords: bipedal locomotion; hominin; Rising Star; thigh
MeSH headings : Animals; Anthropology, Physical; Biological Evolution; Femur / anatomy & histology; Femur / physiology; Fossils; Hominidae / anatomy & histology; Hominidae / physiology; Humans; South Africa; Walking / physiology
TL;DR: The Lesedi femora increase the range of variation of femoral morphology in H. naledi by preserving anatomy previously unidentified or unconfirmed in the species, including an anteroposteriorly expanded midshaft and anteriorly expanded patellar surface. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: September 3, 2019

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