Re: Hominid Family Tree

Alex Duncan (
13 Oct 1995 12:25:25 GMT

In article <45junt$h6d@bubba.NMSU.Edu> William Baird,

>Questions? Comments?

I like the new one much better. One small point. As currently known, H.
habilis & H. rudolfensis are coeval. It is an error to suggest that one
is a descendant of the other. It is also very much an open question
which would be the most appropriate ancestor for H. erectus.

Alex Duncan
Dept. of Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1086