New Discoveries in Tanganyika: Their Bearing on Hominid Evolution [and Comments and Reply]

  title={New Discoveries in Tanganyika: Their Bearing on Hominid Evolution [and Comments and Reply]},
  author={Phillip V. Tobias and Michael H. Day and Francis Clark Howell and G. H. R. von Koenigswald and John Russell Napier and J. T. Robinson},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={391 - 411}
Homo habilis IS THE NAME which Leakey, Tobias and Napier (1964) have given to a taxon represented by a group of hominid remains from Olduvai Gorge in Tanganyika. It may be asked: (1) Do these remains differ sufficiently from all of the species and subspecies of Australopithecus to justify regarding them as belonging to a different taxon? (2) If sufficient morphological evidence can be adduced to justify their recognition as a separate species, why has this species been assigned to the genus… 
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