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Regardless of the preferred categories and hypodigms of paleoanthropologists, H. neanderthalensis and H. erectus differences from Homo sapiens sapiens modern humans are real, but most can generally be explained as microevolutionary effects of “size variation, climatic stress, genetic drift and differential expression of common genes,”2 leading paleoanthropologist Sigrid Hartwig-Scherer to classify these species together as members of a distinct basic type.
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