New fossil hominids from Laetolil, Tanzania

Am J Phys Anthropol. 1977 Mar;46(2):197-229. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.1330460203.


New fossil hominid specimens from the Laetolili fossil locality in Tanzania are described. The material includes mandibles and teeth derived from reliably-dated deposits of Pliocene age. Preliminary descriptions, measurements and illustrations are presented.

Publication types

  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Dentition
  • Fossils*
  • Haplorhini / anatomy & histology*
  • History, Ancient
  • Humans
  • Mandible
  • Odontometry
  • Paleodontology*
  • Paleontology*
  • Tanzania