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Synonyms for Pithecanthropus

former genus of primitive apelike men now Homo erectus

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Since the 1890s one such potential cradle was the east, and by 1945 the remains of at least 17 individuals of Pithecanthropus were known from southeast Asia, (6) allowing Le Gros Clark to conclude that this phase of human evolution in the far east was `becoming rapidly removed from the field of speculation' and forward a `lumping' perspective that Davidson-Black's Sinanthropus pekinensis should be incorporated within the genus Pithecanthropus (volume 14: 1).
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She created Pork Pie Hat, a duet for herself and Medler; Pithecanthropus Erectus, a solo for her; and Jump, Monk (Charles Mingus), a large-scale piece for Medler's North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble.
Looking at those charts which show how humans evolved from a chain of hunched and swarthy hominids -- australopithecus, pithecanthropus, neanderthaler and so on -- our path follows a line of increasing uprightness, as if seeking out the posture of the walker.
Pithecanthropus erectus, eine menschenahnliche Ubergangsform aus Java.
This premise of the continuity of technological thought which 'places modern man in full solidarity with the predecessors of Pithecanthropus himself' (Leroi-Gourhan 1962: 12), was, in essence, already the same as Boucher de Perthes who searched in the blocks of flint and wood from the gravels of Abbeville for the signs of the creative activity of human origins.