Homo erectus
lived: 1.8 to 0.1 million years ago

brain size: 775 - 1225 cubic centimeters

intelligence: made stone tools, may have had vocal language

largest group size: 120 (estimate)

other: Homo erectus is characterized by an ever larger brain and was the first creature to control fire.


Ardipithecus | Australopithecus | Homo habilis | Homo erectus | Neandertals | Modern Humans


by Robin Stewart