Re: Miocene and Pliocene apes familiy tree?

Rick Cook (
26 Jul 1995 14:28:03 GMT

Joerg Rhiemeier wrote:
>Does anyone know more details about how the different miocene and pliocene
>apes (e.g. Proconsul, Ramapithecus, Sivapithecus, Kenyapithecus,
>Dryopithecus, Oreopithecus, Gigantopithecus, ...) relate to each other
>and to modern apes, and human?

The last time I looked this was a real swamp. Lots of different proposed
relationships, arguments over which were 'really' species, etc. All very

If it's settled down since then I'd like to know too.