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†family Eosimiidae Beard et al. 1994 (monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates

PaleoDB taxon number: 58156

Full reference: K. C. Beard, T. Qi, M. R. Dawson, B. Wang, and C. Li. 1994. A diverse new primate fauna from middle Eocene fissure-fillings in southeastern China. Nature 368:604-609

Parent taxon: Anthropoidea according to L. Marivaux et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Afrotarsiidae, Amamria, Amphipithecidae, Arctopithecini, Catarrhini, Neopithecini, Oligopithecidae, Paleopithecini, Parapithecoidea, Perupithecus, Platyrrhini, Proteopithecidae, Protoanthropoidea, Notnamaia

Subtaxa: Bahinia, Eosimias, Phenacopithecus, Phileosimias

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore