September 6, 2012IB35ac Class 5:Homo erectusand the NeanderthalsThe two best‐known species within the genusHomo, aside from us, areH. erectusandH.neanderthalensis. During this lecture I’ll talk about who they evolved from, where they lived and when,and what they were like.Assigned reading:Chapter 12 from Larsen CS. 2011. Our Origins.If you want more (but definitely NOT required):Supplemental reading:Trinkaus E and Shipman P. 1993. Neandertals: Images of ourselves. Evolutionary Anthropology1(6):194
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