Re: Miocene and Pliocene apes familiy tree?

Alex Duncan (
22 Jul 1995 18:52:42 GMT

In article <3upr4a$> pete, VINCENT@REG.TRIUMF.CA

>What is the postcranial structure like for Ouranopithecus? Has there
>been any found?

I don't recall that any postcrania have been found for Ouranopithecus.
I'll have to check. Its placement as a sister group to the African 'noid
clade (or potentially within the clade) was based entirely on cranial and
dental characters.

Alex Duncan
Dept. of Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712-1086