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acheulian
early stone tools (bifaces, picks and cleavers) homo habilis
anatomically modern humans
us in europe 40,000 to 35,000 years ago
ardipithecus ramidus
oldest known human ancestor
australasia
austrailia and asia were once together, the area around austrailia (countries)
aurignacian
first culture of the upper paleolithic
australopithecenes
general term used when refering to ancient hominids
a. afarensis
lucy, ethiopia
a. africanus
big jaw small body intuitive
a. anamensis
small brains
a. boisei
big big jaws
a. robustus
bigger but not as big as boisei
behavioral first of homo erectus
*make boats
*travel in large groups from africa
*systematic hunting
*use of fire
*specific sites for specific tasks
bipedalism
walk on two feet
blades
formed in the upper paleolithic
bonobo
small species of chip closely related to humans
Marcellin Coule
french guy who named neanderthals made them look clumsy
broca's area
produces speach
William Jennings Brian
charged for teaching evolution in schools
chatelperronian
backened knives tool makingq
choppers
homo habilis earliest stone tools
cladistics
area where people hypothesize about the relationships between past organisms
cores
belonged to oldowan technology made by flaking
cro-magnon
our modern forms
cutmarks
traces left on bone by a stone or metal tool used in butcharing
Charles Dawson
Piltdown faker made it all up
Raymond Dart
found africannus Taung Child 3-4
Clarence Darrow
the scopes trial was against creationism
dayton tennessee
place of the scopes trial
Eugene Dubois
first to find homo erectus in java
EEA/ ESA
european enviromental agency ecological society of america
enviroment estrus
in heat
eve hypothesis
neanderthals went extinct and then were replace by homo erectus
faunal
having to do with animals especially those in one area
flakes
a type of tool
genitor
a natural father or mother
hand axes
part of Acheulian tool making
holocene Epoch
end of the last major ice age extinction of neanderthals
homo erectus
from asia first human kinda things
Homo ergaster
from africa
homo habilis
earliest known human species homo
homo heidelbergensis
robust, pre-cursers to neanderthals acheulian tools
homo rudolfensis
larger brains, more enamel
homo sapians
large brains smaller features
neanderthals
small and strong, they had a bosa's area, tough
homology
similarities in DNA between a members of a species or not memebers of a species
Thomas Huxley
debated at oxford about evolution
Java man
discovered by eugene debois homo erectus
Donald Johanson
Lucy
Kenyanthropus platyops
a new species there with lucy
Meave Leakey
found the Kenya thing
lithic
of stone
manuports
unmodified objects made by humans
Mitochondrial Eve
most common recent momma ancestor to humans
mousterian tools
neanderthal tools
myelin
substance of the brain grey
oldowan
old tools first
Olducai Gorge
where they were found
Out of Africa model
goes along with eve thing that african people expanded and killed off neanderthals
lower paleolithic
hand axes oldowan habilis
middle paleolithic
homo erectus
upper paleolithic
language fully developed
paranthropus
is an extinct genus of bipedal hominid that is probably descended from the australopithecine hominids
pater
father decent
peking man
homo erectus in china
phenetics
taxonomy
Pilthecanthropus erectus
homo erectus piltdown man java man peking man
stadial interstadial
climate changes
Chris Stringer
false claims of a new species
Mildford Wolpoff
believes there is not a single ancester we evolved from