- Mammalian skull heterochrony reveals modular evolution and a link between cranial development and brain sizeDaisuke Koyabu
1 Palaeontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, Zurich 8006, Switzerland 2 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
Nat Commun 5:3625. 2014..We argue that cranial heterochrony in mammals has occurred in concert with encephalization but within a conserved modular organization. ..
- Craniofacial variation and dietary adaptations of African colobinesDaisuke B Koyabu
Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan The University Museum, The University of Tokyo, Japan
J Hum Evol 56:525-36. 2009..Factors that may influence mandibular robusticity include allometry of symphyseal curvature and canine tooth support. Finally, linear measures of mandibular robusticity may suffer from error...
- Craniodental mechanics and diet in Asian colobines: Morphological evidence of mature seed predation and sclerocarpyDaisuke B Koyabu
The University Museum, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 114 0033, Japan
Am J Phys Anthropol 142:137-48. 2010..phayrei. Our findings indicate that the distinctive craniodental variations of colobines may be linked to mature and/or immature seed eating and suggest the significance of seed predation for the evolution of colobine monkeys...