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Platodontopithecus jianghuaiensis Gu and Lin 1983 (monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Pliopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 143136

Synonym: Dryopithecus sihongensis Lei 1985 (taxon 143137)

Belongs to Platodontopithecus according to T. Harrison and Y. Gu 1999

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Platodontopithecus jianghuaiensis: IVPP PA 870, a tooth (left [lower] M3). Its type locality is Songlinzhuang, Sihong, Jiangsu, which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine conglomerate in the Xiacaowan Formation of China.
  • Dryopithecus sihongensis: P83.3, a tooth (left [lower] M3).

Ecology: scansorial insectivore