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Pongo hooijeri Schwartz et al. 1995 (placental)

Mammalia - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 183260

Full reference: J. H. Schwartz, V. T. Long, N. L. Cuong, L. T. Kha, and I. Tattersall. 1995. A review of the Pleistocene hominoid fauna of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (excluding Hylobatidae). Anthropological Paper of the American Museum of Natural History 76:1-23

Belongs to Pongo according to J. H. Schwartz et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Pongo abelii, Pongo pygmaeus, Pongo tapanuliensis

Type specimen: IAH TK 65/123, a tooth (left /M2). Its type locality is Tham Hai Cave, which is in a Pleistocene cave horizon in Vietnam.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore