family Hominidae


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Related to family Hominidae: Pongidae
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Noun1.family 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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On the one hand, Anoiapithecus displays a very modern facial morphology, with a muzzle prognathism so reduced that, within the family Hominidae, we can only find comparable values within the genus Homo sapiens, whereas the remaining great apes are notoriously more prognathic.
He believes in changing the primate order, proposing that all living apes should occupy the family Hominidae (which currently contains only humans), and that both humans and chimpanzees should occupy the genus Homo.
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

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