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  1. Sinanthropus, genus Sinanthropusnoun

    genus to which Peking man was formerly assigned


  1. sinanthropus

    Sinanthropus is a term used to refer to any member of an extinct genus of hominids, specifically Peking Man, who lived during the Pleistocene Epoch in what is now China. These ancestors of modern humans, known scientifically as "Homo erectus pekinensis," were characterized by their skull features and discovered by scientists through fossilized remains.


  1. Sinanthropus

    Sinanthropus is an obsolete genus of hominids in the scientific classification system. It originated when an early fossil molar of Peking man was assigned the classification Sinanthropus pekinensis by Davidson Black late in 1927. Following the discovery of specimens of Lantian Man starting in 1963, that was added to the genus as Sinanthropus lantianensis. Both species have since been reclassified as varieties within the species Homo erectus, and the genus Sinanthropus is disused.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sinanthropus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sinanthropus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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