Is Homo sapiens the only species of genus "Homo" that survived?
Is Homo sapiens the only extant species of genus “Homo”?
Yes, Homo sapiens is the only species left in the genus Homo. To be more accurate, some even consider all modern humans as being part of the same subspecies Homo sapiens sapiens. In those terms, Homo sapiens sapiens is the only subspecies left in the genus Homo.
There were other lineages before though but they got extinct.
Other Homo lineages that existed
There were other Homo lineages that went extinct. Consider the followings for example
- H. habilis
- H. gautengensis
- H. erectus
- H. neanderthalensis (sometimes called H. sapiens neanderthalensis)
- H. heidelbergensis
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