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Parapithecoidea

Mammalia - Primates

Taxonomy
Parapithecoidea was named by Schlosser (1911) [also attributed to Kälin 1961]. It is not extant. It was considered monophyletic by Kay et al. (2004).

It was reranked as the infraorder Parapithecoidea by Kay et al. (2004); it was reranked as the unranked clade Parapithecoidea by Seiffert et al. (2005).

It was assigned to Catarrhini by Carroll (1988); to Anthropoidea by Simons (2001) and Kay et al. (2004); and to Anthropoidea by Seiffert et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Parapithecoidea Schlosser
1988Parapithecoidea Carroll
2001Parapithecoidea Simons p. 7892
2004Parapithecoidea Kay et al. p. 100
2005Parapithecoidea Seiffert et al. p. 303

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
suborderAnthropoideaMivart 1864
infraorderParapithecoidea(Schlosser 1911)
infraorderParapithecoidea(Schlosser 1911)

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