morphometrics

PCA 3D

Contact: Email: thomas.puschelrouliez@anthro.ox.ac.uk Web: thomas.puschel.com Yesterday I received an email asking me how did I generate the 3D plots displayed in this preprint so I decided to share the process in this post.

S4. Landmark and semi-landmarks used in 'Characterizing the body morphology of the first metacarpal in the Homininae using 3D geometric morphometrics'

Paper authors: Jonathan Morley, Ana Bucchi, Carlos Lorenzo, Thomas A. Püschel Link to preprint Corresponding author: Thomas A. Püschel Contact: Email: thomas.

Primate evolutionary morphology Assessing ecomorphological questions in extant and extinct anthropoids

Talk at the Oxford Palaeoclub about how to assess ecomorphological questions using the virtual morpho-functional toolkit

Paleontología virtual un conjunto de herramientas emergente para análisis morfo-funcionales en contextos evolutivos

Plenary speaker at the XIII Jornada Chilena de Anatomía

Characterizing the body morphology of the first metacarpal in the Homininae using 3D geometric morphometrics

MC1, 3D geometric morphometrics, semi-landmarks, hominins, African apes

Modularity of the Wrist in Extant Hominids

modularity, trait covariation, wrist, hominids

New morpho-functional tools

One of my long-standing aims is to understand the relationship between form and ecological function. In order to do this, some colleagues and I are currently developing new methods and approaches in comparative functional morphology to contribute towards this effort.

Getting Its Feet on the Ground Elucidating *Paralouatta*’s Semi-Terrestriality Using the Virtual Morpho-Functional Toolbox

platyrrhine, semi-terrestriality, machine-learning, geometric morphometrics, finite element analysis,Paralouatta, talus

Broad-scale morpho-functional traits of the mandible suggest no hard food adaptation in the hominin lineage

shape, biomechanical performance, mandibles, primates, hominins

Morphological consequences of artificial cranial deformation Modularity and integration

Artificial deformed skulls, modularity, integration, morphometrics