Middle Pliocene hominin mandibular fourth premolars from Woranso-Mille (Central Afar, Ethiopia).

@article{HaileSelassie2015MiddlePH,
  title={Middle Pliocene hominin mandibular fourth premolars from Woranso-Mille (Central Afar, Ethiopia).},
  author={Yohannes Haile-Selassie and Stephanie M. Melillo},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  year={2015},
  volume={78},
  pages={44-59}
}
The Woranso-Mille study area has thus far yielded more than 120 early hominin fossil specimens dated to between 3.4 and 3.8 million years ago. Previous studies indicate that dentognathic fossil remains from the study area show a mosaic of features shared by both Australopithecus anamensis and Australopithecus afarensis. Here, we describe 12 isolated mandibular fourth premolars recovered from the Woranso-Mille study area and compare them with those of other early hominins using both traditional… CONTINUE READING
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