Revised stratigraphy and chronology for Homo floresiensis at Liang Bua in Indonesia

  title={Revised stratigraphy and chronology for Homo floresiensis at Liang Bua in Indonesia},
  author={Thomas Sutikna and Matthew W. Tocheri and Michael J. Morwood and E. Wahyu Saptomo and Jatmiko and Rokus Due Awe and Sri Wasisto and Kira E. Westaway and Maxime Aubert and Bo Li and Jian-xin Zhao and Michael Anthony Storey and Brent V. Alloway and Mike W. Morley and Hanneke J. M. Meijer and Gerrit D. van den Bergh and Rainer Gr{\"u}n and A. Dosseto and Adam Brumm and William L. Jungers and Richard G. Roberts},
Homo floresiensis, a primitive hominin species discovered in Late Pleistocene sediments at Liang Bua (Flores, Indonesia), has generated wide interest and scientific debate. A major reason this taxon is controversial is because the H. floresiensis-bearing deposits, which include associated stone artefacts and remains of other extinct endemic fauna, were dated to between about 95 and 12 thousand calendar years (kyr) ago. These ages suggested that H. floresiensis survived until long after modern… 

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