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Re: Hominidae revised (new classification) and Re: Dumb Names

On Mon, 26 Mar 2001, T. Mike Keesey wrote:
> [...]
> (and where does _Kenyapithecus_ go? _Proconsul_? Any I've left out?)

That's "Kenyanthropus"; I thought it was kenyapithecus too.

The Nature articles are at


(text and pdf) with popular press accounts at


As to where it goes:


is a graphic showing the relationships. platyops looks like the precursor
to rudolfensis (then to habilis or ergaster), which seems to be in and out
of homo...

> PLEASE let us know if this is getting too off-topic!!

I think that point was reached a long time ago!