Evidence for increased hominid diversity in the Early to Middle Pleistocene of Indonesia

  title={Evidence for increased hominid diversity in the Early to Middle Pleistocene of Indonesia},
  author={C. Zanolli and O. Kullmer and J. Kelley and A. Bacon and F. Demeter and J. Dumoncel and Luca Fiorenza and F. Grine and J. Hublin and Anh Tuan Nguyen and T. Nguyen and L. Pan and B. Schillinger and F. Schrenk and M. Skinner and X. Ji and R. Macchiarelli},
  journal={Nature Ecology \& Evolution},
Since the first discovery of Pithecanthropus (Homo) erectus by E. Dubois at Trinil in 1891, over 200 hominid dentognathic remains have been collected from the Early to Middle Pleistocene deposits of Java, Indonesia, forming the largest palaeoanthropological collection in South East Asia. Most of these fossils are currently attributed to H. erectus. However, because of the substantial morphological and metric variation in the Indonesian assemblage, some robust specimens, such as the partial… Expand
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