ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Pierolapithecus Moy-Sol et al. 2004 (ape)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 157888

Full reference: S. Moy-Sol, M. Khler, D. M. Alba, I. Casanovas-Vilar, and J. Galindo. 2004. Pierolapithecus catalaunicus, a new Middle Miocene great ape from Spain. Science 306:1339-1344

Parent taxon: Hominidae according to S. Moy-Sol et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Australopithecinae, Cercopithecina, Dryopithecinae, Hominina, Homininae, Homo troglodytes, Lufengpithecus, Oreopithecus, Ponginae, Preanthropinae, Presbytina, Sahelanthropus, Simiina

Subtaxa: Pierolapithecus catalaunicus

View classification

Type: Pierolapithecus catalaunicus

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore