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Homo erectus : 1,800,000—300,000 ya PowerPoint Presentation
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Homo erectus : 1,800,000—300,000 ya

Homo erectus : 1,800,000—300,000 ya

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Homo erectus : 1,800,000—300,000 ya

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  1. Homo erectus: 1,800,000—300,000 ya

  2. A B

  3. Then: archaic Homo sapiens 350,000—200,000 ybp 350,000—130,000 ybp 350,000—200,000 ybp

  4. Archaic H. sapiens Zambia Modern H. sapiens Ethiopia 160,000 ybp 350,000 ybp

  5. Klasies River Mouth Cave South Africa chin 100,000 ybp

  6. Lothagam skull: Kenya 9,000 ybp

  7. Cro Magnon, France 30,000 ybp

  8. Chauvet Cave, France: c. 20,000 ybp

  9. Prior to 50,000 ybp modern H. sapiens only in Africa, Europe, and Asia

  10. Homo floresiensis ?

  11. Dwarfism and Gigantism on Islands • Not universal but fairly common • Natural selection • Dwarfism: food energy constraint • Gigantism: availability of large prey

  12. Gigantism: Komodo Dragons

  13. Homo floresiensis reported in 2004 Brain smaller than that of smallest Australopithcines 380-420 cc Two dating methods: 35,000 – 18,000 ybp

  14. c 3 ft tall