Homo floresiensis

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Homo flo·re·si·en·sis

An extinct species or form of diminutive hominin known from a skull and other fossil remains found on Flores Island, Indonesia, dating from about 95,000 to 17,000 years ago. It has been nicknamed the Hobbit, or Flores man. Although it has been suggested that the bones are those of modern humans with a pathological condition such as microcephaly, most scientists believe that they represent a hominin species descended either from Homo erectus or from an earlier species of Homo.

[New Latin Homō floresiēnsis, species name : Latin homō, man; see Homo + New Latin floresiēnsis, of Flores.]
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Dating carried out by Zenobia Jacobs at the University of Wollongong revealed that Aboriginal people lived at Madjedbebe at the same time as extinct species of giant animals were roaming around Australia, and the tiny species of primitive human, Homo floresiensis, was living on the island of Flores in eastern Indonesia.
com/hobbit-bones-reveal-evolution-ancient-human-species-2529164) hobbit " species, Homo floresiensis, that spent about 1 million years on the Indonesian island and evolved separately from an ancient human ancestor into a short-statured community that could have been alive as recently as 55,000 years ago.
After the discovery of a 'hobbit' species called Homo floresiensis in Indonesia " a hominid with ancient-looking features that could be as young as 50,000 years old " it is less of a shock that"something (looks) so old at a young age," he says.
Until now it was believed that Homo floresiensis, named after the Indonesian island of Flores where their bones were found in 2003, were tiny versions of our ancestor, Homo erectus.
The species, which was given the scientific name of Homo floresiensis, stdod just one metre tall and was affectionately nicknamed the hobbit.
The book also makes numerous references to Homo Floresiensis and the local belief about ebu gogo (orang pendek), another topic that Forth has published on in the BKI and elsewhere (Forth 2006; 2009; 2013; 2014).
Se refiere por supuesto al Homo floresiensis pero no es en absoluto el hominino--ahora se llama asi a los miembros de nuestro linaje humano--de mas edad sino todo lo contrario: fue el que sobrevivio hasta epocas mas recientes.
But it's still unclear which of several hominid species--including Homo sapiens, Homo floresiensis (or "hobbits") or Australopithecus sediba (SN: 8/10/13, p.
This find has important implications for our understanding of early human dispersal and evolution in the region and quashes once and for all any doubters that believe Homo floresiensis was merely a sick modern human (Homo sapiens), lead researcher, University of Wollongong archaeologist
Others like Homo floresiensis, better known as "the Hobbit" species, remain an enigma.
En esa expansion, el Homo erectus da lugar por evolucion a los Neandertales en Eurasia, a los Denisovanos en Asia, al Homo floresiensis (que probablemente fue un Homo erectus que sufrio un proceso de pitecantropizacion por aislamiento reproductivo) en la isla de Flores y al Homo sapiens en Africa (12).
Her most recent work to attract wide media attention was her facial approximation of the so-called Hobbit, Homo floresiensis, the hominin some 38,000 years old, discovered on the island of Flores, Indonesia in 2003 which, due to intervening commitments, took her nearly a year to complete.