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Homo erectus

Palaeoanthropology
An extinct hominid of the genus Homo that lived from 1.8 to 1.3 million years ago (from the end of Pliocene to the later Pleistocene) in Africa, and spread to China and Java. H erectus had a less protruding face, a thick brow ridge and a larger cerebral cavity (±850 cc) than H habilis; H erectus may have been the first hominid to migrate out of Africa, spreading to Indonesia and China. Some believe that H erectus is the same as H ergaster and is the director ancestor of H heidelbergensis, H neanderthalensis and H sapiens.

Vox populi
See Closet, Glory hole

Homo erectus

see HEIDELBERG MAN.
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