Australopithecus afarenisis

Australopithecus afarnisis is one of the more known australpithecines because of the amount of samples for this species.

The best-known afarenisis specimen AL 288-1 (Lucy) this is a 3.2 million year old partial skeleton found in november in 1974 in Hadar, Ethiopia. Afarenisis is seperated in to two groups, early and late. In the early aferenisis it included material from Laetoli and Belohdelie while later aferenisis included material from Hadar and Maka.

The earliest sites of Afarenisis was Belohdelie, Ethiopia. There they found large pieces of frontal bone and four associated cranial fragments.(Justin Quigley)​

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