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meaning: "Tree ape"
Named By: Lartet in 1856
Time Period: 12-9 Ma Miocene
Location: Eurasia & East Africa
Size: Body length 60 centimetres
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Many specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Primates | Hominoidea | Hominidae |
Also known as: | Indopithecus | Rangwapithecus | Rudapithecus |

Dryopithecus was a genus of apes that is known from Eurasia during the late Miocene period.

Read more about Dryopithecus at Wikipedia
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