Sivapithecus Pilgrim 1910 (ape)

Mammalia - Primates - Hominidae

Synonyms: Ankarapithecus Ozansoy 1965, Ramapithecus Lewis 1934

Parent taxon: Sivapithecini according to D. W. Cameron 1997

See also Andrews 1992, Andrews and Cronin 1982, Kay 1982, Kelley 2002, Kurten 1968, Martin 1985, McKenna and Bell 1997, Pilbeam et al. 1977 and Pilgrim 1915

Sister taxa: Ramapithecidae, Ramapithecinae, Sivapithecinae

Subtaxa: Palaeopithecus Sivapithecus indicus Sivapithecus meteai Sivapithecus parvada Sivapithecus punjabicus Sivapithecus simsoni Sivapithecus sivalensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of China (1 collection), India (2), Kenya (1), Nepal (1), Pakistan (2), Turkey (1)

Total: 8 collections including 10 occurrences

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