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

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