As type copy one 1972 , under the direction of smelling pool of broadcasting corporations Leakey, are considered found head with the catalog number KNM-ER 1470. Further finds became alsoin Ethiopia and Malawi made.
The head volume amounted to about 750 ccm.
Lived Homo rudolfensis 2,5 - 1.8 million years ago. It is considered thereby as the oldest representative of the kind Homo. Its teeth exhibit still strong similarities with those the Australopithecinen. Thigh andFoot bones however are homoähnlich. A clear demarcation to the Australopithecus and Homo erectus is however still disputed due to the meager fossil find situation.
Due to tooth investigations one goes out with it that Homo nourishes itself rudolfensis still predominantly vegetable, with increasing tool tools however a omnivore nourishing way acceptedhas.