Pierre Lemelin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of substrate size on the locomotion and gait patterns of the kinkajou (Potos flavus)
    Pierre Lemelin
    Division of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 313:157-68. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint New hand bones of Hadropithecus stenognathus: implications for the paleobiology of the Archaeolemuridae
    Pierre Lemelin
    Division of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2H7
    J Hum Evol 54:405-13. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in body mass and locomotor kinetics of the fat-tailed dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus medius)
    Pierre Lemelin
    Division of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H7, Canada
    J Morphol 260:65-71. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Body size and scaling of the hands and feet of prosimian primates
    Pierre Lemelin
    Division of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2H7
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:828-40. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Intrinsic hand proportions of euarchontans and other mammals: implications for the locomotor behavior of plesiadapiforms
    E Christopher Kirk
    Department of Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Hum Evol 55:278-99. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparative morphometrics of the primate apical tuft
    Erik S Mittra
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 134:449-59. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding the adaptive value of diagonal-sequence gaits in primates: a comment on Shapiro and Raichlen, 2005
    Matt Cartmill
    Department of Biological Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:822-5; discussion 825-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Adaptive value of ambling gaits in primates and other mammals
    Daniel Schmitt
    Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:2042-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of the prehensile tail during ateline locomotion: experimental and osteological evidence
    Daniel Schmitt
    Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 126:435-46. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Grasping primate origins"
    E Christopher Kirk
    Department of Biological Anthropology, and AnatomyDuke University Medical CenterBox 3170Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Science 300:741; author reply 741. 2003

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The effect of substrate size on the locomotion and gait patterns of the kinkajou (Potos flavus)
    Pierre Lemelin
    Division of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol 313:157-68. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint New hand bones of Hadropithecus stenognathus: implications for the paleobiology of the Archaeolemuridae
    Pierre Lemelin
    Division of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2H7
    J Hum Evol 54:405-13. 2008
    ..These unusual hand features reinforce the monophyly of the Archaeolemuridae...
  3. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in body mass and locomotor kinetics of the fat-tailed dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus medius)
    Pierre Lemelin
    Division of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H7, Canada
    J Morphol 260:65-71. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Body size and scaling of the hands and feet of prosimian primates
    Pierre Lemelin
    Division of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2H7
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:828-40. 2007
    ..Such marked departures between body size and finger length observed in these particular primates are closely linked with specialized modes of prey acquisition and manipulation involving the hands...
  5. doi request reprint Intrinsic hand proportions of euarchontans and other mammals: implications for the locomotor behavior of plesiadapiforms
    E Christopher Kirk
    Department of Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    J Hum Evol 55:278-99. 2008
    ..These results provide additional evidence that plesiadapiforms were arboreal and support the hypothesis that Euarchonta originated in an arboreal milieu...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparative morphometrics of the primate apical tuft
    Erik S Mittra
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 134:449-59. 2007
    ..The implications of these findings for hypotheses about the association of apical tuft size and tool making in the hominin fossil record are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Understanding the adaptive value of diagonal-sequence gaits in primates: a comment on Shapiro and Raichlen, 2005
    Matt Cartmill
    Department of Biological Anthropology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:822-5; discussion 825-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Adaptive value of ambling gaits in primates and other mammals
    Daniel Schmitt
    Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Exp Biol 209:2042-9. 2006
    ..These findings allow us to better understand the mechanics of these unusual running gaits and shed new light on primate locomotor evolution...
  9. ncbi request reprint Role of the prehensile tail during ateline locomotion: experimental and osteological evidence
    Daniel Schmitt
    Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 126:435-46. 2005
    ..These data support the notion that the prehensile tail represents a critical dynamic element in the tail-assisted brachiation of Ateles, and may be useful in developing inferences concerning behavior in fossil primates...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Grasping primate origins"
    E Christopher Kirk
    Department of Biological Anthropology, and AnatomyDuke University Medical CenterBox 3170Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Science 300:741; author reply 741. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Origins of primate locomotion: gait mechanics of the woolly opossum
    Daniel Schmitt
    Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 118:231-8. 2002
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Hand and body position during locomotor behavior in the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis)
    Elissa Krakauer
    Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Am J Primatol 57:105-18. 2002
    ..This mechanism of moderating loads by altering body position, rather than hand position, may represent an important functional aspect of arboreal locomotion in aye-ayes and other primates...
  13. ncbi request reprint Locomotor mechanics of the slender loris (Loris tardigradus)
    Daniel Schmitt
    Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3170, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Hum Evol 47:85-94. 2004
    ..These data reveal the complexity of adaptations to arboreal locomotion in primates and indicate that diagonal-sequence walking gaits and relatively low forelimb forces could have evolved independently...