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Aegyptopithecus

Definition of the noun aegyptopithecus

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  1. extinct primate of about 38 million years ago; fossils found in Egypt

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Google previewHandbook of Paleoanthropology (2007)

Vol I:Principles, Methods and Approaches Vol II:Primate Evolution and Human Origins Vol III:Phylogeny of Hominids by Winfried Henke, Ian Tattersall

Aegyptopithecus is a mosaic of primitive and derived characters, linking Eocene anthropoids to modern apes and monkeys and could represent or be...

Among them Aegyptopithecus is the youngest and closest to the Miocene hominoids.

Google previewCengage Advantage Books: Understanding Humans: An Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology (2012)

by Barry Lewis, Robert Jurmain, Lynn Kilgore

Aegyptopithecus is important because, better than any other known form, it bridges the gap between the Eocene fossils and the succeeding Miocene hominoids (Fig. 9-3). Nevertheless, Aegyptopithecus is a very primitive Old World anthropoid ...

Google previewEssentials of Physical Anthropology (2012)

by Robert Jurmain, Lynn Kilgore, Wenda Trevathan

Aegyptopithecus is important because, better than any other known form, it bridges the gap between the Eocene fossils and the succeeding Miocene hominoids (Fig. 8-3). Nevertheless, Aegyptopithecus is a very primitive Old World anthropoid ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Archaeology (2002)

by Graeme Barker

This primate, though much smaller than living African monkeys, resembles later African fossils such as the Oligocene monkey Aegyptopithecus in the detailed shape of its teeth. Of similar age. Figure 19.3 Reconstructions of the skeletons of a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Aegyptopithecus zeuxis A genus and species of early * catarrhine *Primates, known from abundant remains, including several nearly complete ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory (2004)

Second Edition by Eric Delson, Ian Tattersall, John Van Couvering, Alison S. Brooks

cranium of Propliopithecus ( = Aegyptopithecus) zeuxis. Subsequent finds haveshown thatthe face inthis specimen is abnormally long. Cranium courtesy of Elwyn L. Simons.

Google previewDictionary of Concepts in Physical Anthropology (1991)

by Joan C. Stevenson

Superb, very thorough cladistic analysis of earliest catarrhines, including the parapithecids, Oligopithecus savagei, Aegyptopithecus, Propliopithecus, Dendropithecus, Proconsul, and Victoriapithecus. Hiirzeler, Johannes. 1958. '' Oreopithecus ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2005)

by R. W. McColl

Important fossils include the genera Propliop- ithecus, Aegyptopithecus, Parapithecus, Apidium, Oligopithecus, Catopithecus, Proteopithecus, Serapia, Qatrania, and Arsinoea. Human presence dates to the Paleolithic and Neolithic eras; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

Aegyptopithecus zeuxis A genus and species of early *catarrhine primates, known from abundant remains, including several nearly complete skulls, from the early *Oligocene of the lebelal-Qatrani Formation, Fayum, Egypt. The size of a small, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

FIVE-VOLUME SET by H. James Birx

Aegyptopithecus zeuxis is believed by some to be a ...

Google previewVisual Dictionary (2011)

South America Andes Indian Ocean India Australia Atlantic Ocean Atlas Mountains Africa Antarctica Vegetation AN EXTINCT PRIMATE (Aegyptopithecus sp.) ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Aegyptopithecus [a jip'to pith a kas] Anthropology, an Oligocene fossil primate found in the Fayum Beds of North Africa; thought to have been an ancestor of living African apes and of humans; probably arboreal and herbivorous, with dimorphic ...

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