Homo habilis - EurekaMag.com
(PRWEB) October 27, 2011
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The review on the "handy man" Homo habilis covers the debate on whether Homo habilis who lived from approximately 2.3 to 1.4 million years ago is a direct human ancestor. There are at least four hypotheses: (1) all early Homo specimens belong to the same Homo habilis species, (2) all early Homo specimens belong to the early Homo hypodigm, (3) two species, Homo habilis and Homo rudolfensis do not belong to the genus Homo but to the genus Australopithecus, and (4) Homo rudolfensis belong to the genus Kenyanthropus. The review covers one attempt to distinguish two human groups. The first group includes Homo habilis, Homo ergaster and Neanderthal and the second group includes only modern human. There is also debate whether Homo habilis is composed of two species: Homo habilis and Homo rudolfensis.
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