PaleoDB taxon number: 172415
Full reference: E. L. Simons. 1962. Two new primate species from the African Oligocene. Postilla 64:1-12
Sister taxon: Oligopithecus rogeri
Type specimen: CGM 18000, a mandible (left dentary preserving c1-m2). Its type locality is Quarry E (Jebel Qatrani Formation), which is in a Rupelian fluvial sandstone/mudstone in the Jebel Qatrani Formation of Egypt.
Ecology: scansorial insectivore