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Gigantopithecus von Koenigswald 1935 (ape)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40894

Full reference: G. H. R. von Koenigswald. 1935. Eine fossile SaŁgetierfauna mit Simia aus SŁdchina. Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen. SerB Palaeontol Geol Phys Chem Anthropol 38:872-879

Parent taxon: Ramapithecinae according to R. F. Kay 1982

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Gigantopithecus bilaspurensis, Gigantopithecus blacki, Gigantopithecus giganteus

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Type: Gigantopithecus blacki

Ecology: scansorial insectivore