Homo neanderthalensis (King, 1864)

Neanderthals, Neandertals, Neanderthal man, Neandertal man



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Homo sapiens neanderthalensis King, 1864; Homo calpicus Keith, 1911


Conservation Status


Last record: c.32ka (fossils); 28 ± 3 ka (fossil tracks on Gibraltar) (Muñiz et al., 2019)



Europe (including Gibraltar)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

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