William H Kimbel

Summary

Affiliation: Arizona State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The cranial base of Australopithecus afarensis: new insights from the female skull
    William H Kimbel
    Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3365-76. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Was Australopithecus anamensis ancestral to A. afarensis? A case of anagenesis in the hominin fossil record
    William H Kimbel
    Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, 80287 4101, USA
    J Hum Evol 51:134-52. 2006
  3. doi request reprint "Lucy" redux: a review of research on Australopithecus afarensis
    William H Kimbel
    Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 4101, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 140:2-48. 2009
  4. pmc Ardipithecus ramidus and the evolution of the human cranial base
    William H Kimbel
    Institute of Human Origins and School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:948-53. 2014
  5. pmc Morphometrics and hominoid phylogeny: Support for a chimpanzee-human clade and differentiation among great ape subspecies
    Charles A Lockwood
    Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:4356-60. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Variation and diversity in Homo erectus: a 3D geometric morphometric analysis of the temporal bone
    Claire E Terhune
    Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Box 872402, Tempe, AZ 85287 2402, USA
    J Hum Evol 53:41-60. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Evolution of the mandibular third premolar crown in early Australopithecus
    Lucas K Delezene
    Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 2402, USA
    J Hum Evol 60:711-30. 2011
  8. pmc Quantifying temporal bone morphology of great apes and humans: an approach using geometric morphometrics
    Charles A Lockwood
    Department of Anthropology and Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 4101, USA
    J Anat 201:447-64. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint A new hominin from the Basal Member of the Hadar Formation, Dikika, Ethiopia, and its geological context
    Zeresenay Alemseged
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 49:499-514. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in Australopithecus afarensis revisited: how strong is the case for a human-like pattern of dimorphism?
    J Michael Plavcan
    J Hum Evol 48:313-20. 2005

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc The cranial base of Australopithecus afarensis: new insights from the female skull
    William H Kimbel
    Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3365-76. 2010
    ..afarensis hypodigm. We explore the implications of these specimens for sexual dimorphism and evolutionary scenarios of functional integration in the hominin cranial base...
  2. ncbi request reprint Was Australopithecus anamensis ancestral to A. afarensis? A case of anagenesis in the hominin fossil record
    William H Kimbel
    Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, 80287 4101, USA
    J Hum Evol 51:134-52. 2006
    ..Each site-sample appears to capture a different point along this evolutionary trajectory. We discuss the implications of this conclusion for the taxonomy and adaptive evolution of these early-middle Pliocene hominins...
  3. doi request reprint "Lucy" redux: a review of research on Australopithecus afarensis
    William H Kimbel
    Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 4101, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 140:2-48. 2009
    ..Research on A. afarensis continues and subject areas in which further investigation is needed to resolve ongoing debates regarding the paleobiology of this species are highlighted...
  4. pmc Ardipithecus ramidus and the evolution of the human cranial base
    William H Kimbel
    Institute of Human Origins and School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:948-53. 2014
    ..ramidus is confirmed to have a relatively short basicranium, as in Australopithecus and Homo. Reorganization of the central cranial base is among the earliest morphological markers of the Ardipithecus + Australopithecus + Homo clade. ..
  5. pmc Morphometrics and hominoid phylogeny: Support for a chimpanzee-human clade and differentiation among great ape subspecies
    Charles A Lockwood
    Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:4356-60. 2004
    ..These results show that the hominoid temporal bone contains a strong phylogenetic signal and reveal the potential for geometric morphometric analysis to shed light on phylogenetic relationships...
  6. ncbi request reprint Variation and diversity in Homo erectus: a 3D geometric morphometric analysis of the temporal bone
    Claire E Terhune
    Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Box 872402, Tempe, AZ 85287 2402, USA
    J Hum Evol 53:41-60. 2007
    ..Consequently, more complicated scenarios seeking to explain the observed variation within H. erectus must be considered...
  7. doi request reprint Evolution of the mandibular third premolar crown in early Australopithecus
    Lucas K Delezene
    Institute of Human Origins, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 2402, USA
    J Hum Evol 60:711-30. 2011
    ..The evolution of the P(3) crown in early Australopithecus bridges the wide morphological gap that exists between geologically younger hominins on the one hand and extant apes and Ardipithecus on the other...
  8. pmc Quantifying temporal bone morphology of great apes and humans: an approach using geometric morphometrics
    Charles A Lockwood
    Department of Anthropology and Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 4101, USA
    J Anat 201:447-64. 2002
    ..These and other characters shared by gorillas and orangutans are probably primitive for the African hominid clade...
  9. ncbi request reprint A new hominin from the Basal Member of the Hadar Formation, Dikika, Ethiopia, and its geological context
    Zeresenay Alemseged
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 49:499-514. 2005
    ..However, the new fossil exhibits some metric and morphological features that have not previously been seen in the A. afarensis hypodigm, increasing the already impressive degree of variation in the mandibular sample of the species...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in Australopithecus afarensis revisited: how strong is the case for a human-like pattern of dimorphism?
    J Michael Plavcan
    J Hum Evol 48:313-20. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint A juvenile early hominin skeleton from Dikika, Ethiopia
    Zeresenay Alemseged
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Nature 443:296-301. 2006
    ..afarensis locomotor repertoire...