||Partial lower jaw with evidence of both Australopithecus and Homo traits; tentatively considered oldest Early Homo fossil evidence.
|Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania
||1.7 mya to 1.8 mya
||Several different specimens classified as Homo habilis, including the type specimen found by Leakey, a relatively complete foot, and a skull with a cranial capacity of about 600 cc.
|Koobi Fora, Lake Turkana Basin, Kenya
||Several fossils from the Lake Turkana basin show considerable size differences, leading some anthropologists to classify the larger specimen (KNM-ER-1470) as a separate species, Homo rudolfensis.
|Sterkfontein and other possible South African cave sites
||about 1.7 mya
||South African caves have yielded fragmentary remains identified as Homo habilis, but secure dates and specifics about the fossils are lacking.