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Keywords:

  • Fossil hominid;
  • Dentition;
  • Juvenile skeleton;
  • Pliocene;
  • Tanzania

Abstract

Fossil hominid specimens recovered from the Pliocene Laetolil Beds in Tanzania in 1935 and between 1974 and 1979 are described (BMNH M. 18773, L.H.-2, -3/6, -5, -14, -15 to -17, -19, and -21 to -26). Of special interest is a partial juvenile skeleton. Anatomical descriptions, measurements, and illustrations are presented. Specimens described are referred to Australopithecus afarensis.