JOHANSON, Donald Carl
Nature, 260, 293-97, 1976.
Report on the Afar fossils (formally classified and named Australopithiecus afaranesis in 1998) representing a minimum of 35 and a maximum of 65 individuals, all about 3,000,000 years old. The most famous of these, AL 288-1, is called “Lucy”. Another large collection of bones (AL 333) is sometimes called the "First Family”.
Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Paleoanthropology, ANTHROPOLOGY › Physical Anthropology, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Ethiopia, EVOLUTION › Human Origins / Human Evolution
A new species of the genus Australopithecus (Primates: Hominidae) from the Pliocene of Eastern Africa.Kirtlandia, 28, 1-14, 1978.
Johanson and colleagues formally named the species Afarensis of the genus Australopithecus in 1978.
Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY › Physical Anthropology, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Africa, EVOLUTION › Human Origins / Human Evolution