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meaning: "Lufeng ape - after Lufeng County where the first remains were found"
Named By: Wu in 1987
Time Period: Unavailable
Location: China, Yunnan Province
Size: Estimated to weigh around 50 kilograms
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Mostly teeth that number in the thousands, but also additional skull and post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Primates | Hominidae | Ponginae |
Also known as: | Ramapithecus lufengensis |

Lufengpithecus is a genus of extinct ape generally placed in the Ponginae subfamily. It is known from thousands of dental remains and a few skulls, it is a large ape thought to weigh about 50 kg (110 lb). It contains three species: L. lufengensis, L. hudienensis and L. keiyuanensis.

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