Hominan

For an explanation of very similar terms, see Hominidae.

Temporal range: Pliocene-present, 3–0Ma
Skull of Homo neanderthalensis
Genera

In the taxonomy, Hominina is a subtribe of the tribe Hominini. It includes only the genus Homo, but not earlier upright walking hominins such as australopithecines, Orrorin tugenensis, Ardipithecus, or Sahelanthropus.[1] Members of the subtribe are known as hominans or hominas. This taxon is used only by some scientists.

Taxonomy

References

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