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Taxon profile

species

Human
Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  family Hominidae - hominids »  genus Homo

Scientific synonyms

Homo sapiens diluvialis
Neoanthropus fosssilis
Homo sapiens gromagnon

Other names

= People

Least Concern

Images

Homo sapiens - Human

Author: Jiří Novák

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Author: Steve Evans

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Author: Steve Evans

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Author: Steve Evans

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Author: Steve Evans

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Author: Steve Evans

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Author: Steve Evans

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Author: Steve Evans

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Homo sapiens sapiens - Modern Man

Author: Steve Evans

juvenile animal

skull


skeleton

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Pentatrichomonas hominis (Davaine, 1860) Wenrich, 1931, Moniliformis moniliformis (Bremser in Rudolphi, 1819), Ixodes ricinus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common Tick, Leishmania donovani (Laveran & Mesnil, 1903), Pulex irritans Linnaeus, 1758 - Human Flea, ...

commensal: Entamoeba coli (Grassi, 1879)

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Homo sapiens sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 - Modern Man

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Fossil taxa

subspecies Homo sapiens idaltu White, Asfaw et al., 2003

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subspecies Homo sapiens palestinus McCown & Keith in Weidenreich, 1932 - Palestinian Man
subspecies Homo sapiens steinheimensis Berckhemer, 1934

Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758]

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Explanations

extinct taxon