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={T. Sutikna and M. Tocheri and M. Morwood and E. W. Saptomo and Jatmiko and R. D. Awe and Sri Wasisto and K. Westaway and M. Aubert and B. Li and J. Zhao and Michael L. Storey and B. Alloway and M. Morley and H. J. Meijer and G. D. Bergh and R. Gr{\"u}n and A. Dosseto and A. Brumm and W. Jungers and R. Roberts},
  • T. Sutikna, M. Tocheri, +18 authors R. Roberts
  • Published 2016
  • History, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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