Full reference: S. Moyà-Solà, M. Köhler, D. M. Alba, I. Casanovas-Vilar, and J. Galindo. 2004. Pierolapithecus catalaunicus, a new Middle Miocene great ape from Spain. Science 306:1339-1344
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IPS-21350, a partial skeleton (partial skeleton with partial skull but no mandibles). Its type locality is Barranc de Can Vila, which is in a MN 7 + 8 terrestrial horizon in Spain.
Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore