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

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