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Progress in human systematics. A review
Journal Title: PARADIGMI 
Author/s: Colin Groves 
Year:  2017 Issue: Language: English 
Pages:  16 Pg. 59-74 FullText PDF:  198 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PARA2017-002005
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In this paper I briefly discuss what "species" are, and how they might be recognised in the fossil record, and support a time-dependent view of higher categories (genus, family). The genus Homo, according to the time-dependent model, contains Australopithecus and Paranthropus, and perhaps Kenyanthropus, as synonyms. I suggest 19 "definite species" in the genus Homo, with several other "potential species" and "possible species".
Keywords: Family, Genus, Homo, Potential species, Species, Time-dependent model.

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Colin Groves, in "PARADIGMI" 2/2017, pp. 59-74, DOI:10.3280/PARA2017-002005


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