a genus of extinct anthropoid ape of the Oligocene Period known from remains found in Egypt.
Aegyptopithecus, which means "Egyptian Monkey", from Greek Αίγυπτος (Egypt)
and πίθηκος (ape or monkey), is an ear...
Aegyptopithecus. Aegyptopithecus was a small, tree-dwelling, fruit-eating animal
living about 33MYA. Weighing about 4kg and somewhat resembling a ...
Aegyptopithecus was an early Miocene ape, widely believed to be ancestral to
monkeys and hominoid apes.
As you can tell from its name, Propliopithecus was named in reference to the much later Pliopithecus ; this prehistoric primate also may have been the same animal as Aegyptopithecus
, which provisionally continues to occupy its own genus. The importance of Propliopithec... More »
Papers. Aegyptopithecus the 'Egyptian ape'. Matthew Murdock. Aegyptopithecus
was a small quadrupedal ape whose fragmentary remains were found during a.
Jan 24, 2005 ... Aegyptopithecus zeuxis was a small primate, around 6 kg, with essentially
apelike teeth, including broad flat incisors, low molars with ...
Information about the prehistoric primate Aegyptopithecus and other prehistoric
The Aegyptopithecus zeuxis skull was first discovered in the Egyptian Faiyum
Depression by E. Simons' team in 1966. A. zeuxis is probably the best known of ...
May 22, 2007 ... A remarkable female cranium of the early Oligocene anthropoid Aegyptopithecus
zeuxis (Catarrhini, Propliopithecidae). Elwyn L. Simons * , ...