Australopithecus africanus

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Noun1.Australopithecus africanus - gracile hominid of southern AfricaAustralopithecus africanus - gracile hominid of southern Africa; from about 3 million years ago
Australopithecus, genus Australopithecus - extinct genus of African hominid
australopithecine - any of several extinct humanlike bipedal primates with relatively small brains of the genus Australopithecus; from 1 to 4 million years ago
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Locality: Most of the fossils of Australopithecus Africanus are found from South Africa.
Indeed, the species name, Australopithecus africanus, was first published the museums publication Kirtlandia (Johanson et al.
Using CT scans and digital technology, Quam's team reconstructed the ear anatomies of two Australopithecus africanus partial skulls and one Paranthropus robustus specimen.
Anatomic facial and behavioral features of Australopithecus africanus.
Among the topics are Australopithecus africanus, cosmogenic nuclide dating, faunal assemblage, helicoidal wear plane, Kromdraai, modern evolutionary synthesis, Parathropus boisei, and temporomandibular joint.
Esa especie se considera el primer representante del genero Homo; aunque es muy semejante al Australopithecus africanus, su principal diferencia se encuentra en su cerebro, que tiene mas desarrollada el area involucrada en el lenguaje y la comprension; asi como los huesos de las manos que son mas similares a los nuestros.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The findings of a new research suggested pre-Homo human ancestral species, such as Australopithecus africanus, used human-like hand postures much earlier than was previously thought.
Thus at Sterkfontein, there existed two species of ape-man, Australopithecus africanus (for example, Mrs Ples) and Australopithecus prometheus, many specimens of which have been identified by Clarke from two deposits at Sterkfontein.
The teeth indicate that it also is a close relative to the previously identified Australopithecus africanus.
These apes were made for walking: the pelves of Australopithecus afarensis and Australopithecus africanus.
3-million-year-old fossil Australopithecus africanus was found in 1947.