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Oligopithecus Simons 1962 (monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Propliopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40896

Full reference: E. L. Simons. 1962. Two new primate species from the African Oligocene. Postilla 64:1-12

Parent taxon: Propliopithecidae according to G. F. Gunnell and E. R. Miller 2001

Sister taxa: Aegyptopithecus, Propliopithecus

Subtaxa: Oligopithecus rogeri, Oligopithecus savagei

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Type: Oligopithecus savagei

Ecology: arboreal omnivore