†family Parapithecidae Schlosser 1911 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Parapithecidae

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

See also Beard et al. 1994, Carroll 1988, Gunnell and Miller 2001, Kay et al. 2004, Simons 1992 and Simons 2001

Sister taxon: Arsinoea

Subtaxa: Biretia Lokonepithecus Parapithecinae Qatraniinae

View classification

Type: Parapithecus

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Egypt (9 collections), Kenya (1), Libya (1), Oman (1)

• Eocene of Algeria (1), Egypt (1), Libya (1)

Total: 15 collections including 19 occurrences

Show more details