Table 2. | Homo naledi, a new species of the genus Homo from the Dinaledi Chamber, South Africa

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Homo naledi, a new species of the genus Homo from the Dinaledi Chamber, South Africa

Table 2.

Affiliation details

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States; Texas A&M University, United States; Duke University, United States; University of Zurich, Switzerland; University of Arkansas, United States; University of Kent, United Kingdom; Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany; Mercyhurst University, United States; New York University, United States; New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology, United States; Dartmouth College, United States; University of Colorado Denver, United States; Loughborough University, United Kingdom; Tulane University, United States; Lehman College, United States; American Museum of Natural History, United States; University of Cape Town, South Africa; Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Spain; Modesto Junior College, United States; Louisiana State University, United States; Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan; University of Missouri, United States; University of Kentucky College of Medicine, United States; Simon Fraser University, Canada; Université de Montréal, Canada; Australian National University, Australia; Biology Department, Universidad Autònoma de Madrid, Spain; Midwestern University, United States; Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom; University of Pisa, Italy; Chaffey College, United States; University of Johannesburg, South Africa; George Washington University, United States; University of Colorado School of Medicine, United States; Croatian Natural History Museum, Croatia; University of Iowa, United States; Lincoln Memorial University, United States; Smithsonian Institution, United States; Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, China
Table 2.

Dental measures for H. naledi and comparative hominin species

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.09560.013

Maxillary
I1I2CP3P4M1M2M3
MDLLMDLLMDLLMDBLMDBLMDBLMDBLMDBL
Au. anamensisn352677653121010898
mean10.88.77.311.010.69.912.68.913.611.512.913.014.412.514.2
range9.1–12.48.2–9.37.0–7.59.9–12.39.1–11.88.2–11.810.1–14.37.2–12.112.6–14.27.8–14.39.0–16.710.9–16.312.9–16.111.1–15.713.0–15.7
Au. afarensisn7899151512101812161310111111
mean10.78.47.57.29.910.88.812.49.112.412.013.412.914.612.714.5
range9.9–11.87.1–9.76.6–8.26.2–8.18.8–11.69.3–12.57.7–9.711.3–13.47.6–10.811.1–14.510.5–13.812.0–15.012.1–13.613.4–15.210.9–14.813.1–16.3
Au. africanusn15151110161326252020212023242728
mean10.78.36.96.89.910.39.212.79.513.412.913.914.115.714.216.0
range9.4–12.57.4–9.15.8–8.05.6–7.98.8–11.08.7–12.08.5–10.210.7–14.57.2–11.012.4–15.311.7–14.412.9–15.312.1–16.312.8–17.911.2–16.913.1–18.6
Au. sediban1111111111111122
mean10.16.97.26.69.08.89.011.29.312.112.912.012.913.713.013.5
range12.6–13.312.9–14.1
H. naledin548109101077121311977
mean9.46.56.66.28.18.68.010.58.111.011.611.712.212.811.612.4
range8.8–9.86.3–7.06.3–7.05.8–6.67.3–8.98.0–9.67.7–8.49.8–11.07.7–8.710.5–11.210.5–12.411.2–12.411.0–13.011.9–13.611.0–12.711.4–13.4
H. habilisn224423778813137777
mean10.68.07.46.69.09.89.011.99.212.112.713.012.714.312.314.7
range10.1–11.17.3–8.76.7–8.16.0–7.98.5–9.48.5–11.68.1–9.611.0–12.78.5–9.911.0–13.111.6–13.912.1–14.111.8–13.513.5–16.211.3–13.913.2–16.6
H. rudolfensisn11111122222211
mean12.37.711.512.510.513.610.212.514.014.014.315.813.313.5
range9.7–10.711.1–13.813.9–14.213.3–14.814.1–14.614.1–17.6
H. erectusn111266121227273029343222221616
mean10.38.17.78.09.510.08.511.88.111.612.213.212.013.310.512.8
range8.1–12.67.0–11.76.0–8.36.9–8.58.5–11.19.0–11.87.1–10.19.5–13.87.0–9.49.9–13.410.1–14.611.0–15.910.3–13.610.9–15.58.7–14.710.4–15.8
H. neanderthalensisn28373541282916172119232427282221
mean9.78.58.08.48.810.18.010.67.810.611.612.310.912.59.912.3
range8.2–11.87.3–9.95.8–9.35.8–9.97.2–10.07.6–11.46.6–9.38.4–11.85.9–11.58.3–11.79.5–13.511.0–14.28.9–15.910.8–14.68.2–11.49.8–14.6
H. heidelbergensisn21231921272925252223252424232627
mean9.67.87.77.88.89.87.910.67.610.311.211.910.212.38.911.6
range8.7–10.77.1–9.97.2–8.47.3–8.68.1–11.08.8–11.87.1–9.09.2–12.27.0–8.89.1–11.59.9–12.310.3–13.28.1–12.111.1–13.87.6–11.010.0–13.2
MP/LP African Homon6678446610101414202099
mean9.07.87.47.28.99.78.410.88.110.812.313.211.012.99.211.7
range6.3–10.96.6–8.76.0–9.36.1–8.58.2–9.58.8–10.08.1–8.79.9–11.87.5–9.39.4–12.810.4–14.012.0–15.07.8–13.011.0–15.07.6–10.210.0–13.2
Mandibular
I1I2CP3P4M1M2M3
MDLLMDLLMDLLMDBLMDBLMDBLMDBLMDBL
Au. anamensisn21437788889107788
mean6.97.47.88.310.010.412.49.29.111.312.912.314.013.415.313.4
range6.8–6.96.6–8.77.9–8.66.6–13.99.2–11.411.3–13.48.6–10.07.4–9.89.6–13.211.6–13.810.2–14.813.0–15.912.3–14.913.7–17.012.1–15.2
Au. afarensisn7876131627262421322631272623
mean6.77.16.78.08.810.49.610.69.811.013.112.614.313.415.313.5
range5.6–7.75.6–8.05.0–8.06.7–8.87.5–11.78.0–12.47.9–12.68.9–13.87.7–11.49.8–12.810.1–14.811.0–14.012.1–16.511.1–15.213.4–18.111.3–15.3
Au. africanusn11121213232520212523293238383435
mean6.26.77.27.99.410.19.711.510.411.614.013.015.714.516.314.6
range4.8–6.95.7–7.95.6–8.16.6–9.28.5–10.78.2–12.18.8–11.09.9–13.98.7–12.39.3–13.212.4–15.811.2–15.114.2–17.712.8–16.813.5–18.512.2–16.8
Au. sediban11221111222222
mean5.96.67.78.08.19.28.89.713.111.414.512.814.913.2
range7.3–8.07.4–8.613.1–13.111.3–11.514.4–14.512.3–13.214.9–14.912.5–13.6
H. naledin7756779106611119965
mean6.15.46.95.97.17.19.08.88.79.112.210.713.311.213.412.1
range5.7–7.05.3–5.96.6–7.45.9–6.06.4–7.56.9–7.48.2–9.48.2–9.78.3–9.08.5–10.211.3–12.710.3–11.412.3–14.010.7–12.212.9–13.711.7–12.8
H. habilisn2222324433554444
mean6.46.87.47.68.79.09.69.69.910.513.711.915.013.515.413.3
range6.4–6.56.7–7.07.2–7.77.6–7.67.6–9.67.9–10.09.0–10.68.6–11.19.0–10.59.9–11.013.0–14.810.9–12.814.2–15.712.0–15.114.8–15.912.4–14.4
H. rudolfensisn1113366556533
mean5.46.78.39.911.110.111.414.012.716.013.716.414.1
range9.0–10.79.5–12.38.8–11.89.8–12.212.8–15.211.4–13.214.0–18.312.7–14.915.6–17.013.1–14.6
H. erectusn11121416141630302526434341402627
mean6.26.477.28.79910.18.710.112.711.913.312.512.711.7
range4.8–7.45.8–7.15.3–8.16.4–8.57.0–10.38.0–10.47.0–12.08.2–12.07.2–10.38.0–12.59.9–14.810.1–13.311.3–15.310.8–14.310.0–15.210.0–14.2
H. neanderthalensisn9162331364120212325384026271820
mean5.67.26.87.87.88.87.99.17.89.411.811.112.111.312.011.0
range4.2–6.45.2–8.85.9–7.56.8–9.06.7–8.86.8–10.36.6–9.18.0–10.36.5–9.48.5–10.510.1–13.610.2–12.99.3–14.08.8–12.411.2–13.99.9–12.2
H. heidelbergensisn21221920232422222626292929293232
mean5.66.76.57.37.68.77.98.97.28.711.310.611.210.511.510.0
range4.8–6.56.0–7.56.0–7.26.6–8.06.9–9.07.3–10.07.2–9.07.6–11.66.6–8.87.2–11.710.4–13.89.6–13.09.7–14.68.5–13.99.7–13.28.6–12.5
MP/LP African Homon55888888129161620201313
mean6.06.86.87.28.89.68.69.88.610.313.111.812.511.712.411.5
range5.7–6.46.1–7.25.6–8.36.4–8.07.8–10.08.8–10.37.7–9.08.6–11.26.9–9.69.3–11.410.7–14.210.0–13.010.8–15.09.2–13.610.6–13.59.9–12.7
  • MP, Middle Pleistocene and LP, Late Pleistocene.