Homo Erectus Of Asia provided a variety with Java Island Erectus presenting a smaller variant compared to the Chinese variant. Interestingly, the Island version did not vary in the physical feature and their level of advancement compared to Australopithecus they were simply occurring in smaller dimensions.
Asian Erectus in different parts of eastern China and nearby islands occred from 1.6 million years ago to 25,000 years ago. Suggesting a possibility of a much closer Homo Erectus to homo Sapiens. The region also suggest that Sapiens are direct succession of Homo Erectus. The immediate appearance of sapience challenge the possibility of neanderthal to be an ancestor Homo sapiens.