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What Controls Variation in Human Skin Color?

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Relationship of Skin Color to Latitude

(A) A traditional skin color map based on the data of Biasutti. Reproduced from http://anthro.palomar.edu/vary/ with permission from Dennis O'Neil. Erratum note: The source of this image was incorrectly acknowledged. Corrected 12/19/03. (B) Summary of 102 skin reflectance samples for males as a function of latitude, redrawn from Relethford (1997).

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.0000027.g002