Propliopithecus Schlosser 1911 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Propliopithecidae

Synonyms: Aeolopithecus Simons 1965, Moeripithecus Schlosser 1910

Parent taxon: Propliopithecidae according to E. L. Simons et al. 1987

See also Gingerich 1978, McKenna and Bell 1997, Simons 1965 and Zalmout et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Aegyptopithecus, Oligopithecus

Subtaxa: Propliopithecus ankeli Propliopithecus chirobates Propliopithecus haeckeli

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Type: Propliopithecus haeckeli

Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Oligocene of Egypt (4 collections), Oman (1)

Total: 5 collections including 7 occurrences

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