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Definition of the noun aegyptopithecus
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- extinct primate of about 38 million years ago; fossils found in Egypt
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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.
Cengage 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Kitty Blount, Maggie Crowley
AEGYPTOPITHECUS This primate lived in Egypt and was among the first members of the Old World monkey group. About the size of a domestic cat, it resembled a modern monkey and probably climbed in trees feeding on fruit and leaves.
A 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 ...
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.
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 ...
Ultimate Visual Dictionary (2017)
Zagros Mountains Himalayas Tethys Sea Australia Andes South America Atlantic Ocean Atlas Mountains Indian Ocean India Africa Antarctica Vegetation AN EXTINCT PRIMATE ( Aegyptopithecus sp.) ...
Encyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)
FIVE-VOLUME SET by H. James Birx
Aegyptopithecus zeuxis is believed by some to be a ...
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; ...
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, ...
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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