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Gigantopithecus blacki von Koenigswald

G. H. R. von Koenigswald

Gigantopithecus blacki von Koenigswald

a giant fossil hominoid from the Pleistocene of southern China.

by G. H. R. von Koenigswald

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Published in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Primates, Fossil.,
  • Gigantopithecus.,
  • Paleontology -- China.,
  • Paleontology -- Pleistocene.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAmerican Museum of Natural History. Anthropological papers -- v. 43, pt. 4., Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 43, pt. 4.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN2 .A27 vol. 43, pt. 4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination295-325 p.
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21497095M
    LC Control Number53002451

    Von Koenigswald named the theorized species Gigantopithecus. Since then relatively few fossils of Gigantopithecus have been recovered. Aside from the molars recovered in Chinese traditional medicine shops, Liucheng Cave in Liuzhou, China has produced numerous Gigantopithecus blacki teeth as well as several jawbones. Gigantopithecus, supposedly the largest ape that ever existed, is known from about a thousand fossil teeth and four lower jawbones. 1 The smallest of the jawbones was found in northern India in and assigned the name Gigantopithecus bilaspurensis, as opposed to Gigantopithecus blacki, the name assigned to the species represented by the.

    The first Gigantopithecus remains described by an anthropologist were found in by Ralph von Koenigswald in an apothecary shop. Fossilized teeth and bones are often ground into powder and used in some branches of traditional Chinese medicine. Von Koenigswald named the theorized species Gigantopithecus.. Since then, relatively few fossils of Gigantopithecus have been recovered. The first Gigantopithecus remains described by an anthropologist were found in by Ralph von Koenigswald in an apothecary shop. Fossilized teeth and bones are often ground into powder and used in some branches of traditional Chinese medicine. [5] Von Koenigswald named the theorized species Gigantopithecus. [6]Since then relatively few fossils of Gigantopithecus have been recovered.

    Os primeiros vestígios dos Gigantopithecus, descritos por um antropólogo foram encontrados em por Ralph von Koenigswald em uma botica. [6] Dentes e ossos fossilizados são frequentemente triturados até virar pó e utilizados em alguns ramos da medicina tradicional chinesa. In the immediate years that followed, von Koenigswald found further such examples and coined the term Gigantopithecus blacki – the former word standing for “gigantic ape.” In his book, Apes, Giants, and Man, Franz Weidenreich made the controversial assertion that Gigantopithecus may have been far more human-like than ape-like. Chinese scientists also got hot on the trail of.


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Gigantopithecus blacki von Koenigswald by G. H. R. von Koenigswald Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gigantopithecus, (Gigantopithecus blacki), genus of large extinct apes represented by a single species, Gigantopithecus blacki, which lived during the Pleistocene Epoch ( million to 11, years ago) in southern China.

Gigantopithecus is considered to be a sister genus of Pongo (the Gigantopithecus blacki von Koenigswald book that contains living orangutans) in the subfamily Ponginae of the family Hominidae.

Gigantopithecus. Name: Gigantopithecus ‭(‬Giant ape‭)‬. Phonetic: Jy-gan-toe-pif-e-kus. Named By: Gustav Heinrich Ralph von Koenigswald‭ ‬-‭ ‬ Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Mammalia,‭ ‬Primates,‭ ‬Hominidae,‭ ‬Ponginae. Species: G.‭ ‬blacki,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬bilaspurensis,‭ ‬G.‭ ‬giganteus.

Diet: Herbivore. Size: Roughly estimated to be up to. Get this from a library. Gigantopithecus blacki von Koenigswald, a giant fossil hominoid from the Pleistocene of southern China. [G H R von Koenigswald] -- "Gigantopithecus blacki von Koenigswald is known from four molars bought in Chinese drugstores in Hong Kong and Canton.

These represent four individuals from at least two different localities. Gigantopithecus (Gigantopithecus von Koenigswald, ). Order: Primates. Family: Pongidae. Temporal range: during the Late Miocene - Midle Pleistocene epoch in Asia ( mya - years ago).

Dimensions: height - сm, weight - - kg. A typical representative: Gigantopithecus blacki von Koenigswald, Gigantopithecus was a genus of ape that existed from 1 to 5 million years.

Gigantopithecus blacki. From Wikispecies. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Gigantopithecus blacki von Koenigswald, Vernacular names. Retrieved from "https: Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version; In other projects. Wikipedia; In Wikipedia. Gigantopithecus blacki, the largest hominoid that ever lived, was first described just over eighty years ago based on an isolated lower molar purchased from a traditional Chinese drugstore in Hong Kong (von Koenigswald, ).

Since that time, almost two thousand isolated teeth and four partial mandibles of G. blacki have been recovered from. Von Koenigswald menamakan spesies yang diteorikan itu sebagai Gigantopithecus.

Sejak itu, agak sedikit fosil Gigantopithecus yang ditemui. Selain daripada gigi-gigi geraham yang diperoleh dari kedai-kedai perubatan tradisional Cina, banyak contoh gigi dan tulang rahang Gigantopithecus blacki yang ditemui di Gua Liucheng di Liuzhou, China. Gigantic Size: Researchers believe that G.

blacki was roughly about 3 m ( ft) tall, weighed approximately 1, lb, and had an arm span of around m (12 ft). In contrast, the largest extant primate, the eastern gorilla (Gorilla beringei) is m ( ft), weighs approximately – lb, and has an arm span of about 7 – 9 the genus name of the species, Gigantopithecus.

1. Introduction. Nearly eighty years have passed since the Dutch paleoanthropologist G. von Koenigswald first found a huge human-like fossil tooth among the “dragon bones” in a Hong Kong drugstore and named it Gigantopithecus blacki (Von Koenigswald, ).

In the intervening years, three jaws and thousands of teeth of this giant ape species have been collected from cave. "Gigantopithecus blacki von Koenigswald is known from four molars bought in Chinese drugstores in Hong Kong and Canton. These represent four individuals from at least two different localities.

In addition four other teeth (two last lower premolars, one upper median incisor, and one upper canine) can tentatively be referred to the same species.

Koenigswald, G.H.R. von. Gigantopithecus blacki von Koenigswald, a giant fossil hominoid from the Pleistocene of southern China. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History 43(4), Gigantopithecus blacki von Koenigswald, a giant fossil hominoid from the Pleistocene of southern China.

This ape was Gigantopithecus Blacki. The species which was thought to have been extinct for more thenyears. Gigantopithecus was the largest known primate to ever walk the earth. G.H.R von Koenigswald, a dutch paleoanthropologist, discovered the first fossil tooth of Gigantopithecus blacki in in an apothecary shop in Hong Kong.

Scientists first learned of Gigantopithecus inwhen Ralph von Koenigswald, a German paleoanthropologist, walked into a pharmacy in. In G.H.R. Von Koenigswald discovered a fossil tooth in an apothecary shop in Hong Kong (von Koenigswald, ). Since then 3 jaw bones and over a thousand teeth have been recovered, not only in apothecary shops but in situ as well (Ciochon, Olsen, & James, ).

They are the remains of an extinct ape, Gigantopithecus blacki. беларуская: Гігантапітэкі 日本語: ギガントピテクス українська: Гігантопітек Retrieved from "https://species. One of these he identified as a primate upper molar.

In G. von Koenigswald collected more teeth from drug stores in China and on the basis of their morphology proposed the taxon Gigantopithecus blacki (von Koenigswald,von Koenigswald,von Koenigswald, ). Gigantopithecus blacki was a giant hominid that inhabited densely forested environments of Southeast Asia during the Pleistocene epoch1.

Its evolutionary relationships to other great ape species. Gigantopithecus blacki (named in honour of the friend and colleague of von Koenigswald, Davidson Black) is known only through fossil teeth and mandibles found in cave sites in South China and Vietnam.

As the name suggests, these are appreciably larger than those of living gorillas, but the exact size and structure of the rest of the body can.

In primate: Pleistocene the gargantuan molar teeth of Gigantopithecus blacki by the German-Dutch paleontologist G.H.R. von Koenigswald in a Chinese pharmacy has often been told.

His boldness in erecting a new genus on such apparently slender grounds has been amply justified by the subsequent discovery of several massive jaws from Kwangsi in South.

Gigantopithecus comprises three separate species. The first and largest, G. blacki, lived in southeastern Asia starting in the middle Pleistocene epoch and shared its territory, toward the end of its existence, with various populations of Homo erectus, the immediate precursor of Homo second, G.

bilaspurensis, dates to six million years ago, during the Miocene epoch, about the same. A Gigantopithecus egykor Ázsiában élt emberfélék neme; egyfajta óriás orangután a késő miocén és a középső pleisztocén korszaka idején. Szinte kizárólag fog- és állkapocsleleteiből ismert nem.

A fogak és állkapcsok méretéből következtetik, hogy magasabb és vállasabb is volt az Afrikában élő becslések szerint a hímek 3 méter magasak és.

The first hint of its existence came inwhen German paleontologist Gustav von Koenigswald happened upon Gigantopithecus molars in a .Rod Gigantopithecus poprvé popsal německo-nizozemský paleontolog Ralph von Koenigswald v roce na základě objevu izolovaného le velkou stoličku zachytil v čínské lékárně v Hongkongu, kde byla spolu s dalšími kostmi vyhynulých tvorů prodávána jako „dračí zuby“ a „dračí kosti“, užívané tradiční čínskou medicínou.