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Propliopithecus ankeli Simons et al. 1987 (monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Propliopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 97187

Full reference: E. L. Simons, D. T. Rasmussen, and D. L. Gebo. 1987. A new species of Propliopithecus from the Fayum, Egypt. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 73(2):139-147

Belongs to Propliopithecus according to E. L. Simons et al. 1987

Sister taxa: Propliopithecus chirobates, Propliopithecus haeckeli

Type specimen: CGM 42847, a maxilla. Its type locality is Quarry V (Jebel Qatrani Formation), which is in a Rupelian fluvial sandstone/mudstone in the Jebel Qatrani Formation of Egypt.

Ecology: arboreal omnivore