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Elwyn L. Simons, Ph.D.

Biological Anthropology and Anatomy Duke University, Durham, NC 
Vertebrate paleontology, primate evolution
"Elwyn Simons"
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Philip D. Gingerich grad student Yale
Patricia A. Holroyd grad student Duke
David Pilbeam grad student (Anatomy Tree)
D. Tab Rasmussen grad student (Evolution Tree)
Richard F. Kay grad student 1973 Duke (Primatology Tree)
Erik Seiffert grad student 2003 Duke
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Gladman JT, Boyer DM, Simons EL, et al. (2013) A calcaneus attributable to the primitive late Eocene anthropoid Proteopithecus sylviae: phenetic affinities and phylogenetic implications. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 151: 372-97
Seiffert ER, Simons EL. (2013) Last of the oligopithecids? A dwarf species from the youngest primate-bearing level of the Jebel Qatrani Formation, northern Egypt. Journal of Human Evolution. 64: 211-5
Patel BA, Ruff CB, Simons EL, et al. (2013) Humeral cross-sectional shape in suspensory primates and sloths. Anatomical Record (Hoboken, N.J. : 2007). 296: 545-56
Ryan TM, Silcox MT, Walker A, et al. (2012) Evolution of locomotion in Anthropoidea: the semicircular canal evidence. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 279: 3467-75
Patel BA, Seiffert ER, Boyer DM, et al. (2012) New primate first metatarsals from the Paleogene of Egypt and the origin of the anthropoid big toe. Journal of Human Evolution. 63: 99-120
Barrow EC, Seiffert ER, Simons EL. (2012) Cranial morphology of Thyrohyrax domorictus (Mammalia, Hyracoidea) from the early Oligocene of Egypt Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 32: 166-179
Gunnell GF, Eiting TP, Simons EL. (2012) African Vespertilionoidea (Chiroptera) and the antiquity of Myotinae Evolutionary History of Bats: Fossils, Molecules and Morphology. 252-266
Sallam HM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL. (2011) Craniodental morphology and systematics of a new family of hystricognathous rodents (Gaudeamuridae) from the late eocene and early oligocene of Egypt. Plos One. 6: e16525
Gaffney ES, Meylan PA, Wood RC, et al. (2011) Evolution of the side-necked turtles: The Family podocnemididae Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 1-237
Boyer DM, Seiffert ER, Simons EL. (2010) Astragalar morphology of Afradapis, a large adapiform primate from the earliest late Eocene of Egypt. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 143: 383-402
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