- Comparative Anatomy
Richard Leakey and G. Isaac
Ileret, East Rudolf, North Kenya
KNM ER 992 is a mandible that was found in two halves, with missing incisors, part of the left condyle and most of the ascending rami3,4. The mandible is more gracile compared to Australopithecus, with relatively small teeth1, including a reduction in the size of the postcanine dentition2. Researcher have proposed a modern dental eruption for this species2.
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