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Kamoyapithecus Leakey et al. 1995 (monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates

PaleoDB taxon number: 169695

Full reference: M. G. Leakey, P. S. Ungar, and A. Walker. 1995. A new genus of large primate from the late Oligocene of Lothidok, Turkana District, Kenya. Journal of Human Evolution 28(6):519-531

Parent taxon: Catarrhini according to M. G. Leakey et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Cercopithecoidea, Eucatarrhini, Hominoidea, Kalepithecus, Kansupithecus, Kogolepithecus, Krishnapithecus, Krishnapithecus krishnaii, Nyanzapithecinae, Pliopithecoidea, Propliopithecidae, Propliopithecoidea, Saadanioidea

Subtaxa: Kamoyapithecus hamiltoni

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Type: Proconsul hamiltoni

Ecology: scansorial insectivore