Definition of Genus dryopithecus

1. Noun. Genus of Old World hominoids; Miocene and Pliocene.

Exact synonyms: Dryopithecus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Hominidae, Hominidae
Member holonyms: Dryopithecine, Dryopithecus Rudapithecus Hungaricus, Rudapithecus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dryopithecus

genus Dracontium
genus Dracula
genus Dracunculus
genus Dreissena
genus Drepanis
genus Drimys
genus Dromaius
genus Drosera
genus Drosophila
genus Drosophyllum
genus Dryadella
genus Dryas
genus Drymarchon
genus Drymoglossum
genus Drynaria
genus Dryopithecus
genus Dryopteris
genus Drypis
genus Dugong
genus Dumetella
genus Durio
genus Dusicyon
genus Dysdercus
genus Eacles
genus Eburophyton
genus Ecballium
genus Echeneis
genus Echidnophaga
genus Echinacea
genus Echinocactus

Literary usage of Genus dryopithecus

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1. Palaeontology Or A Systematic Summary of Extinct Animals and Their by Richard Owen (1861)
"Genus DRYOPITHECUS, Lart.—In the larger miocene ape (Dryopithecus Fontani) the canine is relatively larger than in the Hylobates, and the incisors, ..."

2. The Origin and Evolution of the Human Dentition by William King Gregory (1922)
""The genus Dryopithecus was formerly known only in the Upper Miocene and Pliocene of Europe. Several lower jaws with teeth have been described by Lartet, ..."

3. A Hand-book to the Primates by Henry Ogg Forbes (1897)
"A finely preserved limb-bone, from the Eppelsheim beds of the Pliocene age, has also been ascribed to a species of this genus. genus dryopithecus. ..."

4. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"An extinct genus, Dryopithecus, found in the Miocene of Europe, is perhaps related to the Gorilla; ..."

5. Fossil Men and Their Modern Representatives: An Attempt to Illustrate the by John William Dawson (1880)
"... been made by the extinct apes of the genus Dryopithecus. In the proceedings of the same society Mr. Southall has ably summed up the arguments bearing ..."

6. Records of the Geological Survey of India by Geological Survey of India (1879)
"... that genus. Dryopithecus,' from the Miocene of France, is an ape of larger size, which is, I believe, only known from the lower jaw and some limb-bones, ..."

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