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Khoratpithecus Chaimanee et al. 2004 (ape)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 89267

Full reference: Y. Chaimanee, V. Suteethorn, P. Jintasakul, C. Vidthayanon, B. Marandat and J.-J. Jaeger. 2004. A new orang-utan relative from the Late Miocene of Thailand. Nature 427:439-441

Parent taxon: Ponginae according to Y. Chaimanee et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Hispanopithecini, Lufengpithecini, Pongini, Sivapithecini

Subtaxa: Khoratpithecus ayeyarwadyensis, Khoratpithecus chiangmuanensis, Khoratpithecus piriyai

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Type: Khoratpithecus piriyai

Ecology: scansorial insectivore