Morphology of the Pliocene partial hominid skeleton (A.L. 288‐1) from the Hadar formation, Ethiopia

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Abstract

The upper part of the Pliocene Hadar Formation, central Afar, Ethiopia, has yielded a 40% complete fossil hominid skeleton (A.L. 288‐1, “Lucy”). This specimen is described in detail and selected measurements and illustrations are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)403-451
Number of pages49
JournalAmerican journal of physical anthropology
Volume57
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1982

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Keywords

  • Hadar
  • Hominid
  • Partial skeleton
  • Pliocene

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology

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