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  • Variants

    • Great apes
    • Hominians
    • Hominidae
    • Homininae
    • Hominins
    • Homonids
    • Man-like primates
    • Pongidae
  • Broader Terms

  • Narrower Terms

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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Hominidae
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Nelson, A.J. Cortical bone thickness in the primate and hominid postcranium, 1995.
    • found: Old catalog heading(Hominidae)
    • found: Web. 3(hominid, also homonid, hominian)
    • found: GeoRef(Hominidae)
    • found: ITIS, Jan. 7, 2014(Family Hominidae - man-like primates. Direct children: Genus Gorilla; Genus Homo - hominoids; Genus Pan; Genus Pongo)
    • found: Mammal species of the world, via Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History website, Jan. 7, 2014(Family Hominidae. Synonym: Pongidae. Includes: Genus Gorilla, genus Homo, genus Pan, genus Pongo. The genera are placed in two subfamilies by Groves: Ponginae (Pongo alone), and Homininae (Gorilla, Homo, Pan))
    • found: Animal diversity web, Jan. 7, 2014(Family Hominidae - great apes and humans)
    • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 7, 2014(Apes are Old World anthropoid mammals, more specifically a clade of tailless catarrhine primates, belonging to the biological superfamily Hominoidea. Hominoidea contains two families of living (extant) species: Hylobatidae consists of four genera and sixteen species of gibbon, including the lar gibbon and the siamang. They are commonly referred to as lesser apes. Hominidae consists of orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos and humans. Alternatively, the hominidae family are collectively described as the great apes.)
    • found: Tarver, Richard David. A diachronic analysis of Plio-Pleistocene hominin contemporaneity in Africa and Europe, 2015 [thesis]:page x (Recent technological innovations have made possible the detection, both archaeologically and genomically, of multiple contemporaneous hominin species.)
    • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 8, 2015:(Several revisions in classifying the great apes have caused the use of the term "hominid" to vary over time. Its original meaning referred only to humans (Homo) and their closest relatives. That restrictive meaning has now been largely assumed by the term "hominin", which comprises all members of the human clade after the split from the chimpanzees (Pan). ... A hominin is a member of the subtribe Hominina of the tribe Hominini: that is, modern humans and their closest relatives after their split from chimpanzees.)
  • LC Classification

    • GN51-GN290
    • QL737.P94
  • Change Notes

    • 1996-02-05: new
    • 2016-03-04: revised
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