Ardipithecus kadabba

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Title

Ardipithecus kadabba

Description

Images of fossil collection and type specimen for Ardipithecus kadabba.

Fossil Item Type Metadata

Type Specimen

ALA-VP-2/10

Location (Country)

Ethiopia

Site (Name)

Middle Awash Valley

Discovery Date

1997

Specimen/Species Time Range

5.8 - 5.2 MYA

Specimen Data (Morphology)

Ape-like build- similar to modern chimpanzee in both size and build; large canines; human-like features include lack of canine honing and large molars, as well as big toe bone that suggests bipedalism

Files

Kadabba.jpg
arkaddabamand.jpg
Date Added
April 17, 2017
Item Type
Fossil
Citation
“Ardipithecus kadabba,” Hominid Fossil Repository, accessed August 5, 2020, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/hominidfossils/items/show/81.