Evolution of Hominids
date, features, culture
6 to 7 mya. Small apelike skull. Small Canines, likely bipedal. Found in Chad.
6 mya. bipedal but may have spent time in trees. Found in Kenya.
5.8 to 4.4. Ethiopia. Small teeth. Apelike skull.
4.2 to 3.9. Apelike skull and teeth.
4 to 3 mya. "Lucy". Bipedal, had arches.
2.5 to 1.4 mya. Had robust jaws. Small brains. No tools
3.3 to 2.5 mya.
2.5 mya. made tools, small brains, large teeth
2. to 1.5 mya. 30% larger than Australopithecus, 50% less than Humans. Oldowan Tradition
1.9 mya. Larger brains than H Habilis.
1.9 to 0.4 mya. First to leave Africa. Acheulian tradition.
400 to 28 kya. large stocky bodies, large brains. Buried their dead, showed compassion. Mousterian Tools.
800 to 200 kya. 30% more than Erectus, 10% less than Humans. Levallois Method