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Timeline of hominid evolution

Hominid evolution



7.0 mya

6.0

5.0

4.0

3.0

2.0

1.0

0.0



Representative genera

Sahelanthropus

Orrorin

Ardipithecus

Australopithecus/Paranthropus

Kenyanthropus

Homo

Chimpanzee-human last common ancestor



CH-LCA?



S. tchadensis



O. tugenesis



Ar. kabadbba



Au. anamensis



Ar. ramidus



K. platyops



Au afarensis



P. aethiopicus



H. habilis



Au. sediba



Au. garhi



Au. africanus



H. neanderthalensis



H. heidelbergensis



H ergaster



H. sapiens



H. erectus



H. floresiensis



P. robustus



P. boisei



Micocene



Pliocene



Pleistocene



Holocene Hominid evolution C.R.D. (1809-1882) 7.0 mya 6.0 5.0 4.0 3.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 Representative genera H. neanderthalensis • Sahelanthropus Orrorin H. heidelbergensis Ardipithecus • Australopithecus/Paranthropus • Kenyanthropus H. habilis • Homo H. ergaster H. sapiens K. platyops Chimpanzee-human last common ancestor H. erectus Au. sediba CH-LCA ? Hi floresiensis S. tchadensis Au, anamensis Au. afarensis Au. garhi Ar. kadabba Ar. ramidus P. robustus Au. africanus P. aethiopicus P. boisei O. tugenensis ( Miocene Pliocene Pleistocene Holocene

Timeline of hominid evolution

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A general timeline of hominid evolution based on paleoanthropological fossil evidence. Please feel free to use this for educational purposes, with attribution.

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