Unformatted text preview: 11-13-06 Australopithecus aethiopicus
2.5 mybp Omo, Ethiopia 410 cc discovered by Arambourg and Coppens, 1967 The Black Skull 2.5 mybp Bouri, Ethiopia in 1997 450cc discovered by Yohannes Haile-Selassie in 1997, named by Asfaw in 1999 found with butchered animal bones (used tools) descendant from Australopithecus afarensis sagittal crest in males height is unknown weight is unknown dentition- short upper canines, U shaped dental arcade gracile australopithecines o slender o anamensis o afarensis o africanus o garhi robust australopithecines o aethiopicus o robustus o boisei o aka paranthropus gracile australopithecines are most likely our ancestors robust australopithecines are a dead-end line aka paranthropus both graciles and robusts are more robust than modern humans 2.3-1.3 mybp East Africa 487cc discovered at Olduvan Gorge in 1959 by Mary Leakey first known as Zinjanthropus dished face height- 4'1"-4'5" weight- 75-175 lbs dentition- short canines, small front teeth, huge molars 2-1 mybp south Africa 530cc discovered in Kromdraii by Robert Broom 1958 dished face height- 3'6"-4'3" weight-70-175lbs dentition- short canines, small front teeth, huge molars Australopithecus garhi Body Type Gracile vs. Robust
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '03 term at San Diego State.
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