Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Hadropithecus Lorenz Von Liburnau, 1899

Monotypic genus of extinct subfossil Malagasy prosimian belonging to the Archaeolemuridae; H. stenognathus is the sole species. Recovered from sites located in central, southwest, and southern Madagascar dating between 2000 and 1000 BP. Terrestrial; diurnal; quadrupedal. Dental formula:; canines and incisors reduced in size, lower back premolar molarized, and the other cheek teeth quickly worn flat in life; dentition suggestive of graminivory.

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