The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Homo luzonensis Détroit et al., 2019

Luzon man (proposed)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: c.50 ka

 

Distribution

Luzon, Philippines

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Détroit, F., Mijares, A. S., Corny, J., Daver, G., Zanolli, C., Dizon, E., Robles, E., Grün, R. and Piper, P. J. (2019). A new species of Homo from the Late Pleistocene of the Philippines. Nature 568(7751): 181-186. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Muir, Brianna. (2020). Let’s talk about species, baby! Taxonomy and species concepts in the context of Homo luzonensis. ANU Undergraduate Research Journal 10(1): 77-87.

Tocheri, Matthew W. (2019). Previously unknown human species found in Asia raises questions about early hominin dispersals from Africa. Nature 568: 176-178.

Wade, Lizzie. (2019). New species of ancient human unearthed. Science 364(6436): 108.

https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/02/05/20/homo-luzonensis-team-pursue-tests-to-place-dwarf-species-in-human-family-tree

 

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