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Khoratpithecus ayeyarwadyensis Jaeger et al. 2011 (ape)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 187803

Full reference: J.-J. Jaeger, A. N. Soe, O. Chavasseau, P. Coster, E.-G. Emonet, F. Guy, R. Lebrun, A. A. Maung, H. Shwe, S. T. Tun, K. L. Oo, M. Rugbumrung, H. Bocherens, M. Benammi, K. Chaivanich, P. Tafforeau, and Y. Chaimanee. 2011. First Hominoid from the Late Miocene of the Irrawaddy Formation (Myanmar). PLoS One 6(4):1-14

Belongs to Khoratpithecus according to J.-J. Jaeger et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Khoratpithecus chiangmuanensis, Khoratpithecus piriyai

Type specimen: MFI-K171, a mandible (left hemi-mandible with P3-M2). Its type locality is Khoratpithecus ayeyarwadyensis Site, which is in a Tortonian terrestrial sandstone in the Irrawaddy Formation of Myanmar.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore