Projecting face, very large brow ridges (thickest above the middle of each eye).
Possible active hunting of large mammals. The specimens from Atapuerca in Spain, called Homo antecessor by their excavators, are sometimes included in this category.
The wide geographical range and the amount of morphological variation in the specimens included here make this a suspect "catch-all" classification. It is unclear how long these diverse forms will be classed together. The tool technology seems similar to the Acheulean technology associated with H. erectus. (More About the Acheulean)