Contemporaneity of Australopithecus, Paranthropus, and early Homo erectus in South Africa

  title={Contemporaneity of Australopithecus, Paranthropus, and early Homo erectus in South Africa},
  author={Andy I. R. Herries and Jesse M. Martin and A. B. Leece and Justin W. Adams and Giovanni Boschian and Renaud Joannes-Boyau and Tara R. Edwards and Tom Mallett and Jason S. Massey and Ashleigh Murszewski and Simon Neubauer and Robyn Pickering and David S. Strait and Brian J. Armstrong and Stephanie Baker and Matthew V. Caruana and Tim Denham and John C. Hellstrom and Jacopo Moggi-Cecchi and Simon Mokobane and Paul Penzo-Kajewski and Douglass S. Rovinsky and Gary T. Schwartz and Rhiannon C. Stammers and Coen Wilson and Jon D. Woodhead and Colin G. Menter},
Dating the Drimolen hominins Fossil hominins from South Africa are enriching the story of early human evolution and dispersal. Herries et al. describe the geological context and dating of the hominin-bearing infilled cave, or palaeocave, at a site called Drimolen in South Africa (see the Perspective by Antón). They focus on the age and context of a recently discovered Homo erectus sensu lato fossil and a Paranthropus robustus fossil, which they dated to ∼2.04 million to 1.95 million years ago… 
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