Aegyptopithecus Simons 1965 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Propliopithecidae

Full reference: E. L. Simons. 1965. New fossil apes from Egypt and the initial differentiation of Hominoidea. Nature 205:135-139

Parent taxon: Propliopithecidae according to R. F. Kay et al. 2004

See also Simons 1965, Simons et al. 1987 and Zalmout et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Oligopithecus, Propliopithecus

Subtaxa: Aegyptopithecus zeuxis

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Ecology: arboreal omnivore


• Oligocene of Egypt (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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