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Erectus. In reality, however, postcranial remains are abundant only at the Middle Pleistocene site of the Sima de los Huesos in the Sierra de Atapuerca, dated to at least 530 kya. , 2006) do not differ from those at the Sima de los Huesos. This overview has necessarily glossed over numerous details.
700 cm3, but most commentators opt for an upper limit closer to 600 cm3. All of the crania are wider at the base than across the vault, but the face is broadest in its upper part. The only postcranial fossils that can be assigned to H. habilis with conﬁdence are the postcranial bones associated with the type specimen, OH 7, and the associated skeleton, OH 62; isolated postcranial bones from Olduvai Gorge assigned to H. , OH 10) could also belong to P. boisei (see below). If OH 62 is representative of H.
Boisei. The fossil record of P. , 1994). 18), an edentulous adult mandible recovered in 1967 from Omo Shungura in Ethiopia. Other contributions to the hypodigm of this taxon have come from West Turkana and Kenya and probably also from Melema, Malawi, and Laetoli, Tanzania. , KNM-WT 16005) and isolated teeth from Omo Shungura (some also assign the Omo 338y-6 cranium to this taxon). No published postcranial fossils have been assigned to P. aethiopicus, but a proximal tibia from Laetoli may belong to P.