Homo neanderthalensis

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Homo ne·an·der·tha·len·sis

 (nē-ăn′dər-tə-lĕn′sĭs, -thə-, nā-)
[New Latin Homō neanderthalēnsis, species name : Latin homō, man; see homo1 + New Latin neanderthalēnsis, of Neanderthal (Neandertal), a valley of western Germany near Düsseldorf where remains of these humans were found in 1856.]
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Homo neanderthalensis (200,000-30,000 years ago) was a species endemic to northern Europe, which had branched off from its African origins over a half-million years earlier.
19 In which country is the Neanderthal valley after which the species Homo neanderthalensis is named?
Neanderthals, or Homo neanderthalensis, and our species, Homo sapiens, both evolved from African hominids who spread into Europe and Asia.