Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Africanthropus Njarasensis Weinert, 1940

Nomen for fossils found in 1935 at Njarasa near Lake Eyasi in Tanganyika (now Tanzania), including parts of a cranium and maxilla, and an occiput and other fragments of a second individual found by Ludwig Kohl-Larsen. These specimens are often compared to both Homo erectus and the Neandertals.

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