International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
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'Basu D, Datta U, 1990: Some Anthroposcopic Traits among the Asur of Bihar. Anthropologie (Brno) 28, 2-3: 277-281'.
The present paper deals with eight anthroposcopic traits among the Asurs (61 males, 47 females) residing in the Netarhat Plateau of the Gumla District in Bihar. Free type (78.70%) of earlobe, handclasping (with equal frequency on both sides), R/L type (52.77%) of armfolding, 'L' type of handedness (with high frequency, 12.83%), R/L type (68.52%) of legfolding, high incidence of tongue rollers (61.11%) and folders (76.85%) and interrupted eyebrow ridge (59.25%) were noted among the Asurs. The above results were compared with the populations reported from Bihar and India as well.
Eight anthroposcopic traits - Distribution - Asur tribe - Bihar - India

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