Week 15 Key Term List 2009

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Week 15 Key Term List Overview of Homo genus First members of the genus Homo appeared around 2.5 - 2 mya Use of tools? 1 st hominin to definitely make and use tools Expansion out of Africa- Later Homo 1 st hominin to leave Africa- Homo erectus First stone tool culture is Olduwan Early Homo Time period? 2.5-1.6 mya Contemporaneous with robust australopithecines Cranial capacity in comparison to australopithecines and humans 20% larger than Australopiths Dentition in comparison to australopithecines and humans More modern than Australopiths; bigger than humans What is the debate around how many species exist for early Homo ? Homo habilis Characteristics- “Handyman,” made and used tools, 1 st use of genus homo
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Homo rudolfensis Characteristics- flat face, no brow ridge, larger cranial capacity Pliocene/ Pleistocene Which species lived during this time ? Homo erectus, homo ergaster Homo erectus Where is this species found? The Old World (Indonesia, Asia, Europe) When did they live? 1.8 mya to 250 kya
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course ANTHRO 110 taught by Professor Goode during the Spring '08 term at University of Tennessee.

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