Human Evolution, archaeology, stone tool

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

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