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Homo may refer to:

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Science

  • Homo (genus), the genus including modern humans (Homo sapiens) and closely related species such as Neanderthals
  • Highest Occupied Molecular Orbital, in chemistry: see HOMO/LUMO

Nutrition

Slang

  • Homo, pejorative slang term (adjective or noun) for homosexual

Organisations

Literature


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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Etymology

From Latin homo (human being, man)

Proper noun

Homo

  1. A taxonomic genus, within subfamily Homininae - various species of man, all but one of which is extinct.
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German

Noun

Homo m. (genitive Homos, plural Homos)

  1. A homosexual male; gay man or boy

Synonyms


Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

illustrations of Homo Species

Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Primates
Subordo: Haplorrhini
Infraordo: Simiiformes
Parvordo: Catarrhini
Superfamilia: Hominoidea
Familia: Hominidae
Subfamilia: Homininae
Tribus: Hominini
Subtribus: Hominina
Genus: Homo
Species (Recent): H. sapiens
Species (fossil): †H. antecessor - †H. cepranensis - †H. erectus - †H. ergaster - †H. floresiensis - †H. georgicus - †H. habilis - †H. heidelbergensis - †H. microcranous - †H. neanderthalensis - †H. orientalis - †H. platyops - †H. rhodesiensis - †H. rudolfensis

Name

Homo Linnaeus, 1758
Type species: Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms

  • Africanthropus Weinert, 1938
  • Anthropus Boyd Dawkins, 1926
  • Archanthropus Arldt, 1915
  • Atlanthropus Arambourg, 1954
  • Cyphanthropus Pycraft, 1928
  • Europanthropus Wüst, 1950
  • Javanthropus Oppenoorth, 1932
  • Kenyanthropus Leakey et al., 2001. Type species: †Kenyanthropus platyops Leakey et al., 2001, by original designation. [syn. Cela-Conde & Ayala (2003)]
  • Maueranthropus Montandon, 1943
  • Meganthropus Weidenreich, 1944
  • Nipponanthropus Hasebe, 1948
  • Notanthropus Sergi, 1911
  • Palaeanthropus Bonarelli, 1907
  • Pithecanthropus Dubois, 1894
  • Praehomo von Eickstedt, 1932
  • Proanthropus Wilser, 1900
  • Pseudhomo Ameghino, 1909
  • Sinanthropus Black & Zdansky, 1927
  • Tchadanthropus Coppens, 1965
  • Telanthropus Broom & Robinson, 1949

References

  • Cela-Conde, C.J.; Ayala, F.J. 2003: Genera of the human lineage. PNAS, 100(13): 7684-7689.
  • Leakey, M.G.; Spoor, F.; Brown, F.H.; Gathogo, P.N.; Kiarie, C.; Leakey, L.N.; McDougall, I. 2001: New hominin genus from eastern Africa shows diverse Middle Pliocene lineages. Nature, 410: 433-440. [Abstract: [1]]
  • Homo on Mammal Species of the World.
    Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed).

Vernacular names

Asturianu: Home
Български: Хора
Česky: Člověk
Српски / Srpski: Човек
Deutsch: Mensch
Ελληνικά: Άνθρωπος
English: Human
Español: Hombre
Français: Homme
Galego: Home
한국어: 사람속
Hrvatski: Čovjek
Italiano: Uomo
עברית: אדם
Lietuvių: Žmonės
Magyar: Ember
Nederlands: Mens
日本語: ヒト属
Polski: Człowiek
Português: Homem
Română: Om
Runa Simi: Runa
Русский: Человек
Slovenčina: Človek
Suomi: Ihmiset
Svenska: Människor
தமிழ்: மனிதன்
Türkçe: İnsan
Українська: Людина
中文: 人屬 / 人属
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