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Rukwapithecus Stevens et al. 2013 (ape)

Osteichthyes - Primates

PaleoDB taxon number: 343426

Full reference: N. J. Stevens, E. R. Seiffert, P. M. O'Connor, E. M. Roberts, M. D. Schmitz, C. Krause, E. Gorscak, S. Ngasala, T. L. Hieronymus and J. Temu. 2013. Palaeontological evidence for an Oligocene divergence between Old World monkeys and apes. Nature 497:611-614

Parent taxon: Hominoidea according to N. J. Stevens et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Chororapithecus, Equatorius, Hominidae, Hylobatidae, Langsonia, Proconsulidae, Samburupithecus

Subtaxa: Rukwapithecus fleaglei

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Type: Rukwapithecus fleaglei

Ecology: scansorial insectivore