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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Hominidae
Subfamily: Ponginae
Genus: Griphopithecus
Abel, 1902

Griphopithecus is a prehistoric ape from the Miocene of Turkey and Central Europe.


Hylobates clade


Sivapithecus-Pongo clade

  Dryopithecus-Homo clade  


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Begun, D. R. (3 May 2001). "African and Eurasian hominoids and the origins of the Hominidae". In de Bonis, Louis; Koufos, George D.; Andrews, Peter. Hominoid Evolution and Climatic Change in Europe: Volume 2: Phylogeny of the Neogene Hominoid Primates of Eurasia. Cambridge University Press. pp. 231–253. ISBN 0521660750. 
  2. ^ King; Aiello; Andrews (1999). "Dental microwear of Griphopithecus alpani". Journal of Human Evolution 36 (1): 3–31. doi:10.1006/jhev.1998.0258. 
  3. ^ Kordos (2000). "New results of Hominoid research in the Carpathian Basin". Acta Biologica Szegediensis 44 (1-4): 71–74. 

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