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Homo Linnaeus 1758 (human)

Mammalia - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40901

Synonyms: Africanthropus Dreyer 1935 (no. 83075), Atlanthropus Arambourg 1954 (no. 83077), Cyphanthropus Pycraft 1928 (no. 83074), Kenyanthropus Leakey 2001 (no. 83079), Pithecanthropus Dubois 1894 (no. 83071), Protanthropus Haeckel 1895 (no. 83072), Sinanthropus Black 1927 (no. 83073), Tchadanthropus Coppens 1965 (no. 83078), Telanthropus Broom and Anderson 1949 (no. 83076)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Hominini according to D. Strait et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Ardipithecus, Australopithecus, Panina, Sahelanthropus

Subtaxa: Bimanes, Homo antecessor, Homo erectus, Homo georgicus, Homo habilis, Homo heidelbergensis, Homo helmei, Homo naledi, Homo neanderthalensis, Homo njarasensis, Homo platyops, Homo rhodesiensis, Homo rudolfensis, Homo sapiens

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore