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Prehistoric Scratchpad
PhBP Po10BP

The human genus.

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Classification[]

  • Order Primates (Primates) - Mammals with long arms.
    • Family Homonidae (Homonids)
      • Genus Homo (Homo) - The human genus.
        • Species Erectus (Homo Erectus) - Grandfather species to modern humans.
        • - Species Floresiensis (Flores Man) - A diminutive species of human commonly nicknamed "Hobits". Once thought to have survived on the Indonesian island of Flores until at least 12 TYA, it is now thought to have gone extinct by 50 TYA.
        • - Species Heidelbergensis (Heidelberg Man) - Thought to be the direct predecessor to modern humans.
        • -- Species Neanderthal (Neanderthals) - The closest known extinct species to humans.
        • -- Species Sapiens (Modern Humans) - Anatomically modern humans.
        • -- Species Denisovans (Denisovans) - A species of humans in Asia that interbred with modern humans.

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