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Taxon: Superfamily Hominoidea Gray, 1825 (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Mammalia - (Order) Primates

Current position

Catarrhini ([unranked]) É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 Ref: K.D. Rose, 2006: table 10.2.

Alternative positions

Anthropoidea (Parvorder) (Mivart, 1864) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 Ref: J.L. Franzen et al., 2009: 24. [indirect]
Catarrhina (Infraorder) Ref: W. Fiedler et al., 1973: 624.
Catarrhini (Infraorder) (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812) Delson, 1975 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 403.
Catarrhini (Parvorder) É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 Ref: C.P. Groves, 2005: 178.

Original entries

Heliopithecus (Genus) Andrews & Martin, 1987
Kenyanthropus (Genus) (M.G. Leakey et al., 2001)
Morotopithecus (Genus) D.L. Gebo et al., 1997
Proconsulidae (Family) L.S.B. Leakey, 1963
Propliopithecidae (Family) Straus, 1961

Subsequent entries

Hylobatidae (Family) Gray, 1871
Oreopithecidae (Family) Schwalbe, 1915
Pongidae (Family) Elliot, 1913

Historical positions

Anthropoidea (Parvorder) (Mivart, 1864) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 Ref: J.L. Franzen et al., 2009: 24. [indirect]
Catarrhini ([unranked]) É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 Ref: K.D. Rose, 2006: table 10.2.
Catarrhini (Infraorder) (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812) Delson, 1975 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 403, box 11.3.
Catarrhini (Parvorder) É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 Ref: C.P. Groves, 2005: 178.
Catarrhini (Infraorder) (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812) Delson, 1975 Ref: J.G. Fleagle, 1999: 579.
Catarrhini (Infraorder) (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812) Delson, 1975 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 632.
Anthropoidea (Suborder) Mivart, 1864 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979
Catarrhina (Infraorder) Ref: W. Fiedler et al., 1973: 624.

Number of Subtaxa

2020 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 2f;8g;22s;24ss; †2f;41g;42s;2ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [2f;8g;22s;24ss; †2f;41g]
2005 C.P. Groves [2f;8g;21s;26ss]
1999 J.G. Fleagle: 580 [3f;5g; †2f;30g]
1988 R.L. Carroll: 633 [3f; †1f]
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Last updated: 20 Dec 2019