Human Evolution, archaeology, stone tool

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ice age time period
1.4mya tool type
What was the last species to have a conical thorax?
A. afarensis has which other name?
What genus did Eugene Dubois first assign to Homo erectus?
Were early bipeds completely out of the trees?
Name a diferent varitation of paranthropus
flake tools are from which mode?
Which line of australopithicene leads to homo habilis?
What is another name for mode 2 stone tools?
How many species does paranthropus have?
A. bahrekghazeli was found in what country?
Where did Eugene Dubois first discover Homo erectus?
Which genus was speech a given because of a larnyx similar to mdern day?
were mode 1 tools unifacial or bifacial?
1/2mya what method of subsistence was present?
Which australopithicene is found exclusively in Europe?
time between ice age
Where was the Mauer Heidelberg find?
Found on homo erectus, what is the bony ridge on top of the skull
Which australopithicene has limb proportions most like modern humans?
using sensitive evolutionary animal histories to date sites
Who made the first stone tools?
one sided tools
What was the first in the line of hominids?
What is the earliest member of genus homo?
Name a different variation of paranthropus
What were hominids before hunters?
efficient for finding food and water, provides less exposure to solar radiation
P. robustus is from which part of Africa?
What name did Leaky first give P. boisei?
what is special about homo ergaster?
What was needed to support digestion of large amounts of raw food?
Homo antecessor, heidelbergensis and neandethal are all examples of what
What is common between all australopithicenes?
Which australopithecene only has mandable minds dated 73mys
Where is the Leakey's dig?
What was Raymond Dart's profession?
Homo ergaster is a small brained version of what
digging, splitting, heavy use
choppers and chopping tools were from which mode?
wind blown silt previously pulverized by glaciers, preserves sites well
what type of stone tools existed no earlier then 2.6 mya
H. antecessor, H. erectus, heildelbergensis and archaic homo sapiens are all
What bone find does not fit in any other category?
When is the first evidence of brain expansion?
What hominid is at the end of the line of archaic homo sapiens?
What were most of the Leakey's finds?
why can mammalian biostratigraphy be effectective
What genus was an evolutionary dead end?
Where were the Neanderthals?
What gave better manual dexterity to homo erectus?
What early hominid is from West Europe?
What is another name for mode 1 tools
what showed transition homo erectus to tool makers
Name a variation of paranthropus
current time period
choppers and chopping tools were uni or bifacial?
What is the Mauer Heilelberg find?
What is not common between all austrolopithicenes
Who first discovered Homo erectus?
brain expansion, African, long fingers and toes for tree climbing, first with stone tool ability, tree dweller
erectus and ergaster diverged from what line?
Variation of australopithecus discovered by Donald Johanson
choppers, cores and flakes were part of which mode of stone tools
What kind of find is the 'black skull'
Which part of paranthropus was more developed than australopithicenes?
Variation of australopithicus discoverd by Raymond Dart
What is P. boisei similar to?
What is the earliest complete biped?
unlivable, environmental changes in ice age, ice a mile thick, expanding polar ice cap
Habilis and paranthropus diverged from what?
two sided tools
Lucy is what kind of skeleton find?
scrapers, burins, knives, bifacial
bifacial, tear drop shaped, more formal
Who used mode 1 tools?
was speech possible for homo habilis?
What invention marks mode 2 tools?

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