PaleoDB taxon number: 184209
Alternative combination: Aeolopithecus chirobates
Full reference: E. L. Simons. 1965. New fossil apes from Egypt and the initial differentiation of Hominoidea. Nature 205:135-139
Type specimen: CGM 26923, a mandible (complete horizontal rami of mandible fused at symphysis with incisor alveoli and left and right C-M3). Its type locality is Quarry I (Jebel Qatrani Formation), which is in a Rupelian fluvial sandstone/mudstone in the Jebel Qatrani Formation of Egypt.
Ecology: arboreal omnivore