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Homo neanderthalensis

  1. Bernard A Wood

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003317

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How to Cite

Wood, B. A. 2001. Homo neanderthalensis. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

Homo neanderthalensis is the extinct hominin species most closely related to modern humans.

Keywords:

  • Neanderthal;
  • mtDNA;
  • burials;
  • Mousterian;
  • speech;
  • cannibalism;
  • Neandertal