Kenyanthropus platyops

Dublin Core

Title

Kenyanthropus platyops

Description

Images of type specimen (skull) and reconstruction of Kenyanthropus platyops.

Fossil Item Type Metadata

Type Specimen

KNM-WT-40,000

Specimen Name/Nickname

"Flat-faced Man"

Location (Country)

Kenya

Site (Name)

Lomekwi

Discovery Date

1999

Specimen/Species Time Range

3.5 - 3.2 MYA

Specimen Data (Morphology)

Flat face, tall cheekbones, extremely small molars for the time period

Files

Kenyanthropus_platyops,_skull_(model).JPG
kenyanthropus_platyops.jpg
Date Added
April 17, 2017
Item Type
Fossil
Citation
“Kenyanthropus platyops,” Hominid Fossil Repository, accessed May 20, 2022, http://projects.leadr.msu.edu/hominidfossils/items/show/75.