Anthropus Boyd-Dawkins, 1926
Year: 1926
Taxonomic Rank: Genus
Holotype: Neanderthal 1
Status: Invalid
Remark: Objective synonym

Boyd-Dawkins (1926) proposed Anthropus with Homo neanderthalensis as the type species. Campbell (1965) and Groves (1989) both list Anthropous neanderthalensis (King, 1864) Boyd-Dawkins, 1926 as an available, objective junior synonym of Homo neanderthalensis King, 1864.

Additional References
B. Campbell
The nomenclature of the hominidae, including a definitive list of hominid taxa
Occaisional Papers of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 22, 1-33, 1965

C. Groves
A theory of human and primate evolution
Clarendon Press, 1989, ISBN 9780198576297, 0198576293