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Dmanisi hominin fossils and the problem of the multiple species in the early Homo genus

  title={Dmanisi hominin fossils and the problem of the multiple species in the early Homo genus},
  author={S. Guimar{\~a}es and Carlos Lorenzo Merino},
  journal={NEXUS: The Canadian Student Journal of Anthropology},
  • S. Guimarães, Carlos Lorenzo Merino
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • NEXUS: The Canadian Student Journal of Anthropology
  • The D4500 (Skull 5), dated 1.8 Mya., is the most complete fossil within the set of five skulls found in Dmanisi, Georgia, as well as any other fossils associated to contexts of occupation of the early Pleistocene. Its discovery has brought forward the debate of the plurality of species, not just at the beginning of the Homo genus, but for much of its evolution.  The Skull 5 fossil presents a mixure of primitive and derivates characters associated to the Homo erectus and Homo habilis sensu lato… CONTINUE READING

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