genus Dryopithecus


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Noun1.genus Dryopithecus - genus of Old World hominoids; Miocene and Pliocene
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Hominidae, Hominidae - modern man and extinct immediate ancestors of man
dryopithecine - considered a possible ancestor to both anthropoid apes and humans
Dryopithecus Rudapithecus hungaricus, rudapithecus - fossil hominoids from northern central Hungary; late Miocene
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Begun assigns these specimens to the genus Dryopithecus, a fossil ape that lived in western and southern Europe between 9 million and 11 million years ago.