Australopithecus africanus miodentatus Ferguson, 1987
Year: 1987
Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies
Holotype: A.L. 266-1
Status: Potentially valid

Ferguson (1987 p. 264) established the name Australopithecus africanus miodentatus, with A.L. 266-1 as the holotype for what he determined to be a second species of Pliocene hominid at Hadar. This nomen is available and potentially valid.


Additional References
T. Harrison
Hominins from the Upper Laetolil and Upper Ndolanya Beds, Laetoli
Paleontology and Geology of Laetoli: Human Evolution in Context: Volume 2: Fossil Hominins and the Associated Fauna, Springer Netherlands, 2011, ISBN 9789048199624