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Taxonavigation: Hominoidea

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superorder: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Primates
Subordo: Haplorrhini
Infraordo: Simiiformes
Parvordo: Catarrhini
Superfamilia: Hominoidea

Familia: Hominidae
Subfamilia: Homininae
Tribus: Hominini
Subtribus: Hominina
Genus: †Praeanthropus
Species: P. africanus – P. anamensis – P. bahrelghazali – P. garhi – P. tugenensis – P. boisei – P. robustus

Name

†Praeanthropus Senyurek, 1955
Synonyms

†Orrorin Senut et al., 2001

References

Senut, Pickford, Gommery, Mein, Cheboi & Coppens 2001: First hominid from the Miocene (Lukeino Formation, Kenya). Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences Serie II A Sciences de la Terre et des Planetes, 332(2): 137-144.

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Praeanthropus is a genus used by some researchers[1][2] to include certain hominid species generally included in other genera by most researchers. The type species is Praeanthropus afarensis (=Australopithecus afarensis). Other species which have been placed in this genus are:

Australopithecus anamensis
Australopithecus bahrelghazali
Orrorin tugenensis

See also

Life timeline

References

Cela-Conde, C. J.; Ayala, F. J. (2003). "Genera of the human lineage". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100 (13): 7684–7689. doi:10.1073/pnas.0832372100. PMC 164648. PMID 12794185.
Wiley Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution

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