Australopithecus afarensis

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Australopithecus afarensis

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Hominoidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Magnordo: Epitheria
Superorder: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Primates
Subordo: Haplorrhini
Infraordo: Simiiformes
Parvordo: Catarrhini
Superfamilia: Hominoidea

Familia: Hominidae
Subfamilia: Homininae
Tribus: Hominini
Subtribus: Hominina
Genus: †Australopithecus
Species: Australopithecus afarensis

Name[edit]

References[edit]

  • Johanson, D.C., White, T.D. & Coppens, Y. 1978: A new species of the genus Australopithecus (Primates: Hominidae) from the Pliocene of Eastern Africa. Kirtlandia, 28, 2-14.
  • Alemseged, Z., Spoor, F., Kimbel, W.H., Bobe, R., Geraads, D., Reed, D. & Wynn, J.G. 2006: A juvenile early hominin skeleton from Dikika, Ethiopia. Nature, 443, 296-30.
  • Johanson, D.C. & Edey, M.E. 1981: Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind. St Albans, Granada.
  • Kimbel, W.H. & Delezene, L.K. 2009: "Lucy" redux: A review of research on Australopithecus afarensis. Yearbook of Physical Anthropology, 52, 2-48.

Vernacular names[edit]

中文: 阿法南方古猿