genus Paranthropus

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Related to genus Paranthropus: Australopithecus boisei
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Synonyms for genus Paranthropus

former classification for Australopithecus robustus


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Susman and some other investigators now place the robusts in the genus Paranthropus, or "near man," because there are indications that this line of creatures had distinct facial features and a unique pattern of dental development not observed in other australopithecines.