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Plesiopithecus Simons 1992 (primate)

Osteichthyes - Primates

PaleoDB taxon number: 121444

Full reference: E. L. Simons. 1992. Diversity in the early Tertiary anthropoidean radiation in Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 89:10743-10747

Parent taxon: Strepsirrhini according to E. R. Seiffert et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Adapiformes, Adapoidea, Azibiidae, Djebelemuridae, Karanisia, Lemuriformes, Lorisiformes

Subtaxa: Plesiopithecus teras

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Type: Plesiopithecus teras

Ecology: scansorial insectivore