Berhane Asfaw found this species in Ethiopia middle awash region, Bouri. 1999
bones, teeth, partial skeleton and skull. Teeth larger than australopithecine. Third premolar cusps were almost equal in size. Beneath the nose face had primitive projection and brain size was small 450 cc. Ratio of humorous to the FEMur was human like. Femur was longer. Lake side life.
First tool use.