Gigantopithecus giganteus Pilgrim 1915

Mammalia - Primates - Hominidae

Alternative combinations: Dryopithecus giganteus, Indopithecus giganteus

Full reference: G. E. Pilgrim. 1915. New Siwalik primates and their bearing on the question of the evolution of man and the anthropoidea. Records of the Geological Survey of India 45:1-74

Belongs to Gigantopithecus according to R. F. Kay 1982

See also Simons and Pilbeam 1971

Sister taxa: Gigantopithecus bilaspurensis, Gigantopithecus blacki

Type specimen: GSI D175, a tooth (right lower third molar).

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Gigantopithecus giganteus in the database

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