Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Meganthropus Paleojavanicus Weidenreich, 1945

Binomen given to material found at Sangiran, Indonesia. The taxonomic relationship of these specimens is unclear and it has been suggested they represent paranthropines or their equivalents in Southeast Asia; others think that this material should all be assigned to Homo erectus. Aka ancient Java ape-man.

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