Anthropoidea

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Related to Haplorrhini: Simiiformes
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Noun1.Anthropoidea - monkeysAnthropoidea - monkeys; apes; hominids    
animal order - the order of animals
order Primates, Primates - an animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings
anthropoid ape - any tailless ape of the families Pongidae and Hylobatidae
Hominoidea, superfamily Hominoidea - anthropoid apes and human beings
family Hominidae, Hominidae - modern man and extinct immediate ancestors of man
family Pongidae, Pongidae - usually considered as comprising orangutans; gorillas; chimpanzees; and sometimes gibbons
family Hylobatidae, Hylobatidae - used in some classifications for the lesser apes (gibbons and siamangs); sometimes considered a subfamily of Pongidae
Cercopithecidae, family Cercopithecidae - Old World monkeys: guenon; baboon; colobus monkey; langur; macaque; mandrill; mangabey; patas; proboscis monkey
Platyrrhini, superfamily Platyrrhini - New World monkeys: capuchin; douroucouli; howler monkey; saki; spider monkey; squirrel monkey; titi; uakari; woolly monkey; marmoset; tamarin
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Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 Infraorder Adapiformes ([dagger]) Hoffstetter, 1977 Superfamily Adapoidea ([dagger]) Trouessart, 1879 Infraorder Lemuriformes Gregory, 1915 Superfamily Lemuroidea Gray, 1821 Superfamily Cheirogaleoidea Gray, 1872 Superfamily Indrioidea Burnett, 1828 Superfamily Daubentonioidea Gray, 1863 Infraorder Lorisiformes Gregory, 1915 Superfamily Lorisoidea Gray, 1821 Suborder Haplorrhini Pocock, 1918 Infraorder Tarsiiformes Gregory, 1915 Superfamily Omomyoidea ([dagger]) Trouessart, 1879 Superfamily Tarsioidea Gray, 1825 Infraorder Simiiformes Hoffstetter, 1974 (=Anthropoidea Mivart, 1864) Parvorder Platyrrhini E.
Humans, monkeys, and apes are "drynosed" primates; they are on the Haplorrhini branch.