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Proteopithecus Simons 1989 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Proteopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 97122

Full reference: E. L. Simons. 1989. Description of two genera and species of Late Eocene Anthropoidea from Egypt. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 86:9956-9960

Parent taxon: Proteopithecidae according to E. R. Seiffert et al. 2005

Sister taxon: Serapia

Subtaxa: Proteopithecus sylviae

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Type: Proteopithecus sylviae

Ecology: scansorial insectivore