Homo floresiensis Brown et al., 2004

Hobbit/s, Flores people (proposed)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 60kya (fossils); 50kya (stone artefacts) (both Sutikna et al., 2016)



Endemic to Flores, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Original Scientific Description:

Brown, P., Sutikna, T., Morwood, M. J., Soejono, R. P., Jatmiko, Wayhu Saptomo, E. and Rokus Awe Due. (2004). A new small-bodied hominin from the Late Pleistocene of Flores, Indonesia. Nature 431(7012): 1055-1061. [Abstract]


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