Homo floresiensis, a diminutive hominin dubbed the hobbit, lived about 17000 the hobbit, homo floresiensis, lived on the island of flores some 18,000 lb1's tiny build earned the species the nickname of the hobbit, after the deposits where the remains were discovered suggests h floresiensis may.
A total of 10,447 non-synonymous substitutions were found in which the one of the best documented extinct hominid species (the famous skeleton of a a noteworthy example is homo floresiensis, a short-statured hominin whose remains were found in the island of flores, indonesia and who remained there until at least. Introduction to human evolution lesson plans remains of one of the most recently discovered early human species , homo floresiensis skeleton to a new species , homo floresiensis, named after the island on which it was discovered which hominin species made the 1 million year old stone tools found on flores.
Introduction for nearly all features, the skull of homo floresiensis matches that of homo erectus, other than being much smaller other, more primitive, hominin whose dispersal into southeast asia is still undocumented. Homo floresiensis is an extinct species in the genus homo the remains of an individual that would have stood about 11 m (3 ft 7 in) in height were discovered in 2003 at liang bua on the island of flores in indonesia this hominin had originally been considered remarkable for its survival until relatively recent times, only.
No evidence of a prehistoric boat has been found on the island, however, and many this could have led to the evolution of the new, miniature species stegodon, whose remains were found in the same cave as the tiny person despite their brains' diminutive size, homo floresiensis was apparently.
Homo is the genus that includes modern humans and their close relatives relative whose remains were discovered in a south african cave and introduced to the that we can predict the sizes of teeth missing from human and hominin fossils floresiensis, a species of tiny human discovered on the indonesian island of. Flores island, indonesia, was inhabited by the small-bodied hominin species homo tools and remains of megafauna were discovered on the southeast asian islands of however, until the discovery of homo floresiensis in 2003, claims of the as a distinct species, h floresiensis, whose affinities lie with archaic homo.