Further evidence for small-bodied hominins from the Late Pleistocene of Flores, Indonesia

  title={Further evidence for small-bodied hominins from the Late Pleistocene of Flores, Indonesia},
  author={M. Morwood and P. Brown and Jatmiko and T. Sutikna and E. W. Saptomo and K. Westaway and R. A. Due and R. G. Roberts and T. Maeda and Sri Wasisto and T. Djubiantono},
  • M. Morwood, P. Brown, +8 authors T. Djubiantono
  • Published 2005
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Homo floresiensis was recovered from Late Pleistocene deposits on the island of Flores in eastern Indonesia, but has the stature, limb proportions and endocranial volume of African Pliocene Australopithecus. The holotype of the species (LB1), excavated in 2003 from Liang Bua, consisted of a partial skeleton minus the arms. Here we describe additional H. floresiensis remains excavated from the cave in 2004. These include arm bones belonging to the holotype skeleton, a second adult mandible, and… CONTINUE READING
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