- Comparative Anatomy
Alamayehu Asfaw and Tim White
Aramis, Middle Awash, Ethiopia
ARV-VP-6/1 is the type specimen for Ardipithecus ramidus, and is represented by dentition from a single individual dating to dates to around 4.4 Ma. Originally classified as Australopithecus, derived characteristics seen on the specimen resulted in the reassignment of the specimen to a new genus, Ardiptiehcus.
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