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Pan paniscus Schwartz 1929 (bonobo)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 236870

Alternative combination: Pan satyrus paniscus

Belongs to Pan according to C. Jones et al. 1996

Sister taxon: Pan troglodytes

Type specimen: Congo Museum no9338, a skull.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 293.8, fibula length 228.9, humerus length 297.1, radius length 274.9, scapula 105.9 x 89.0, skull 160.2 x 109.0, tibia length 247.9, ulna length 294.5

Estimated body mass: 73.2 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length