Parapithecus

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†Parapithecus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorrhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes (Anthropoidea)
Family: Parapithecidae
Genus: †Parapithecus
Schlosser, 1910
Species
  • P. fraasi Schlosser, 1910
  • P. grangeri Simons, 1974

Parapithecus is an extinct genus of primate that lived during the Earliest Oligocene in what is now Egypt. Its members are considered to be basal anthropoids and the genus is closely related to Apidium. There are two known species.

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