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Lufengpithecus chiangmuanensis Chaimanee et al. 2003 (ape)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Hominidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 99037

Full reference: Y. Chaimanee, D. Jolly, M. Benammi, P. Tafforeau, D. Duzer, I. Moussa, and J.-J. Jaeger. 2003. A Middle Miocene hominoid from Thailand and orangutan origins. Nature 422:61-65

Belongs to Lufengpithecus according to Y. Chaimanee et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Lufengpithecus keiyuanensis, Lufengpithecus lufengensis

Type specimen: TF 6171, a set of teeth. Its type locality is Ban Sa, which is in a MN 7 + 8/MN 9 mire/swamp lignite/mudstone in Thailand.

Ecology: scansorial insectivore