Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Archaeological site in southern Germany dating to 17 mya; contains hominoid remains including an upper molar fragment with thick enamel, attributed to Hominoidea incertae sedis. This is currently (2003) the oldest hominoid found in Europe, and represents a species that arrived with other fauna, including pliopithecoids and Deinotherium.