Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

  • -id > 9:3

Australopithecinae Gregory And Hellman, 1938

One of two proposed subfamilies of the family Hominidae, the other being the Homininae; many researchers, however, do not consider the family Hominidae as warranting subfamilies. Contains the fossils that carry the sobriquets ape-man, man-apes and near men.

Full-Text Search Entries