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Homo sapiens idaltu White et al. 2003 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 91596

Full reference: T. D. White, B. Asfaw, D. DeGusta, H. Gilbert, G. D. Richards, G. Suwa, and F. C. Howell. 2003. Pleistocene Homo sapiens from Middle Awash, Ethiopia. Nature 423:742-747

Belongs to Homo sapiens according to T. D. White et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Homo sapiens afer, Homo sapiens americanus, Homo sapiens asiaticus, Homo sapiens europaeus, Homo sapiens ferus, Homo sapiens monstrosus

Type specimen: BOU-VP-16/1, a skull

Ecology: scansorial insectivore