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Related to Aegyptopithecus: Sivapithecus, Dryopithecus
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Noun1.Aegyptopithecus - extinct primate of about 38 million years agoAegyptopithecus - extinct primate of about 38 million years ago; fossils found in Egypt
hominoid - a primate of the superfamily Hominoidea
genus Aegyptopithecus - a genus of Hominoidea
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Aegyptopithecus is one of the most important fossils in Africa as it is widely believed to be near the ancestral line of Old World monkeys and the hominoids (humans and apes).
As a student, Gingerich had worked with palaeontologist Elwyn Simons, who studied Aegyptopithecus, a primitive catarrhine from the early Oligocene.
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