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Aegyptopithecus zeuxis

Mammalia - Primates - Propliopithecidae

Taxonomy
Aegyptopithecus zeuxis was named by Simons (1965). Its type specimen is CGM 26901, a mandible (left mandibular ramus with P4-M2; partial alveoli of C, P3 and M3 and symphysis), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Quarry I (Jebel Qatrani Formation), which is in a Rupelian fluvial sandstone/mudstone in the Jebel Qatrani Formation of Egypt.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Aegyptopithecus zeuxis Simons p. 135
1978Aegyptopithecus zeuxis Gingerich p. 90
2007Aegyptopithecus zeuxis Simons et al. p. 8732

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
suborderAnthropoideaMivart 1864
infraorderCatarrhiniGeoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812
familyPropliopithecidaeStraus 1961
genusAegyptopithecus
specieszeuxis

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available