Homo sapiens idaltu

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Archaic Humans
Temporal range: Pleistocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Hominidae
Subfamily: Homininae
Genus: Homo
Species: H. sapiens
Subspecies: H. s. idaltu
Trinomial name
Homo sapiens idaltu
White et al., 2003

Homo sapiens idaltu is an extinct subspecies of Homo sapiens. They lived almost 160,000 years ago in Africa during the Pleistocene period. Idaltu is the Afar word for "elder, first born".