†family Eosimiidae Beard et al. 1994 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Eosimiidae

Full reference: K. C. Beard, T. Qi, M. R. Dawson, B. Wang, and C. Li. 1994. A diverse new primate fauna from middle Eocene fissure-fillings in southeastern China. Nature 368:604-609

Parent taxon: Anthropoidea according to L. Marivaux et al. 2005

See also Bajpai et al. 2008, Beard et al. 1994, Beard et al. 1996, Beard and Wang 2004, Gunnell and Miller 2001, Jaeger et al. 1999 and Kay et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Afrotarsiidae, Amamria, Amphipithecidae, Arctopithecini, Catarrhini, Neopithecini, Oligopithecidae, Paleopithecini, Parapithecoidea, Perupithecus, Platyrrhini, Proteopithecidae, Protoanthropoidea, Notnamaia

Subtaxa: Bahinia Eosimias Phenacopithecus Phileosimias

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Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of China (1 collection), Pakistan (1)

• Eocene of China (8), Myanmar (2)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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