Hominidae


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Related to Hominidae: Hominoidea, Homininae
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Noun1.Hominidae - modern man and extinct immediate ancestors of man
mammal family - a family of mammals
Anthropoidea, suborder Anthropoidea - monkeys; apes; hominids
hominid - a primate of the family Hominidae
genus Homo - type genus of the family Hominidae
Australopithecus, genus Australopithecus - extinct genus of African hominid
genus Plesianthropus, Plesianthropus - former name for the genus Australopithecus
genus Sivapithecus - extinct primates; lower Pliocene
Dryopithecus, genus Dryopithecus - genus of Old World hominoids; Miocene and Pliocene
genus Ouranopithecus, Ouranopithecus - a genus of Hominidae
genus Lufengpithecus, Lufengpithecus - a genus of Hominidae
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Ours was an ape ancestry, but there was no way for Darwin and his contemporaries to sketch out the specifics of the common ancestors we hominids once shared with living great apes (here, Hominidae encompasses all species on the human side of our phylogenetic split with the chimpanzee lineage).
This find significantly enables to take a step forward in the understanding of the origin of our own family, the Hominidae.
TOUMAI MODERN MODERN MODERN HUMAN CHIMPANZEE GORILLA KINGDOM ANIMALIA ANIMALIA ANIMALIA ANIMALIA PHYLUM CHORDATA CHORDATA CHORDATA CHORDATA CLASS MAMMALIA MAMMALIA MAMMALIA MAMMALIA ORDER PRIMATES PRIMATES PRIMATES PRIMATES FAMILY HOMINIDAE HOMINIDAE PONGIDAE PONGIDAE GENUS SAHELANTHROPUS HOMO PAN GORILLA SPECIES TCHADENSIS SAPIENS TROGLODYTES GORILLA