Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Aeolopithecus Simons, 1965

Genus of the fossil primate family Propliopithecidae, an anthropoid from the Oligocene epoch. Synonym: Propliopithecus, which is accepted now by most authorities. Recent considerations of sexual dimorphism within P. chirobates has removed this genus as a valid taxon.

See Propliopithecus.

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