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Oligopithecidae

Mammalia - Primates - Oligopithecidae

Taxonomy
Oligopithecinae was named by Simons (1989). It is not extant. It was considered monophyletic by Kay et al. (2004).

It was reranked as the family Oligopithecidae by Kay et al. (2004).

It was assigned to Propliopithecidae by Simons (1989); and to Anthropoidea by Beard et al. (1994) and Kay et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Oligopithecinae Simons p. 9956
1994Oligopithecinae Beard et al. p. 609
2004Oligopithecidae Kay et al. p. 100

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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
familyOligopithecidae()
familyOligopithecidae()

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