Ardipithecus ramidus

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Ardipithecus ramidus
Temporal range: Late Miocene - Early Pliocene, Ma
Ardipithecus ramidus specimen, nicknamed Ardi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Hominidae
Subfamily: Homininae
Tribe: Hominini?
Genus: Ardipithecus
White, 1994
Species: A. ramidus
Binomial name
Ardipithecus ramidus

Ardipithecus ramidus is a species of Hominin classified as an Australopithecine. A. kadabba was considered to be a subspecies of A. ramidus until 2004.[1]


  1. ^ Haile-Selassie, Yohannes; Suwa, Gen; White, Tim D. (2004). "Late Miocene Teeth from Middle Awash, Ethiopia, and Early Hominid Dental Evolution". Science 303 (5663): 1503–1505. Bibcode:2004Sci...303.1503H. doi:10.1126/science.1092978. PMID 15001775.