Date of Award

Spring 5-3-2019

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Christopher Gilbert

Second Advisor

Stephen Frost

Academic Program Adviser

Leo Coleman


Parapapio and Papio are abundant throughout the African Plio-Pleistocene fossil record, however because of their overlap in dental size it can be hard to distinguish between the two genera. This paper utilizes dental measurements (relative flange length/molar and premolar size) in attempt to distinguish between the two genera.



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