Australopithecus prometheus is a nomen nudum.

@article{Berger2018AustralopithecusPI,
  title={Australopithecus prometheus is a nomen nudum.},
  author={Lee R. Berger and John Hawks},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2018},
  volume={168 2},
  pages={
          383-387
        }
}
  • L. BergerJ. Hawks
  • Published 14 December 2018
  • Medicine, Geography
  • American journal of physical anthropology

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