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Pierolapithecus catalaunicus Moy-Sol et al. 2004 (placental)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 157889

Full reference: S. Moy-Sol, M. Khler, D. M. Alba, I. Casanovas-Vilar, and J. Galindo. 2004. Pierolapithecus catalaunicus, a new Middle Miocene great ape from Spain. Science 306:1339-1344

Belongs to Pierolapithecus according to S. Moy-Sol et al. 2004

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: scansorial insectivore