Gorgopithecus Broom and Robinson 1949 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Parent taxon: Cercopithecidae according to M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Cercopithecinae, Cercopithecoides, Colobinae, Dinopithecus, Libypithecus, Paracolobus, Paradolichopithecus, Parapapio, Piliocolobus, Procynocephalus, Rungwecebus, Semnopithecus, Simia faunus, Trachypithecus

Subtaxa: Gorgopithecus major

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore


• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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