Classification of Man

Human Evolution of Class 12

CLASSIFICATION OF MAN

Phylum — Chordata

Sub phylum — Vertebrata

Class — Mammalia

Subclass — Eutheria

Order — Primates

Suborder — Anthropoidea

Super family — Hominoidae

Family — Hominidae

Genus — Homo

Species — sapiens

The primates include Prosimians (Lemurs, tarsiers etc.) and Anthropoids (Monkeys, apes and Human). They are descended from small rodent like insectivorous mammals that evolved about 80 million years ago.

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