Homo sapiens (disambiguation)

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Homo sapiens (Latin) is the taxonomic binomial name of contemporary humans and possibly other subspecies.

Homo sapiens may also refer to:


  • Homo sapiens idaltu, a proposed subspecies (extinct) related to the modern human subspecies Homo sapiens sapiens
  • Homo sapiens neanderthalensis, an alternative to Homo neanderthalsis that implies Neanderthal man might be a subspecies more closely related to modern humans
  • Homo sapiens rhodesiensis, an alternative nomenclature for Homo rhodesiensis
  • Homo sapiens sapiens, subspecies that precisely represents modern humans, the earliest of whom emerged about 200,000 years ago – the only human subspecies still alive on Earth

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