Sivapithecus indicus Pilgrim 1910 (ape)

Mammalia - Primates - Hominidae

Alternative combination: Dryopithecus indicus

Synonym: Sivapithecus orientalis Pilgrim 1927

Belongs to Sivapithecus according to P. Andrews and J. E. Cronin 1982

See also Kay 1982, Pilbeam et al. 1977, Pilgrim 1915 and Simons and Pilbeam 1971

Sister taxa: Palaeopithecus, Sivapithecus parvada, Sivapithecus punjabicus, Sivapithecus simsoni, Sivapithecus sivalensis, Ankarapithecus meteai

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore


• Miocene of India (1 collection), Pakistan (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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