genus Proconsul

noun
genus of extinct primitive African primates of the Miocene epoch; sometimes considered a subgenus of Dryopithecus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Hominoidea, ↑superfamily Hominoidea
Member Meronyms: ↑proconsul

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  • Proconsul nyanzae — Temporal range: Miocene Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class …   Wikipedia

  • Proconsul africanus — Taxobox | name = Proconsul africanus fossil range = Miocene image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates superfamilia = Hominoidea familia = Proconsulidae (extinct) subfamilia = Proconsulinae… …   Wikipedia

  • Proconsul (primate) — Taxobox name = Proconsul fossil range = Miocene (27 17 MYA) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates superfamilia = Hominoidea familia = Proconsulidae (extinct) subfamilia = Proconsulinae (extinct) genus = Proconsul… …   Wikipedia

  • Proconsul major — Taxobox name = Proconsul major fossil range = Miocene regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates superfamilia = Hominoidea familia = Proconsulidae (extinct) subfamilia = Proconsulinae (extinct) genus = Proconsul… …   Wikipedia

  • Proconsul nyanzae — Proconsul nyanzae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Proconsul (disambiguation) — Proconsul may refer to:*Proconsul, a type of promagistrate in the Roman Empire * Proconsul (genus), a genus of Miocene ape …   Wikipedia

  • Proconsul — [prō kän′səl] n. [ PRO 1 + Consul, name of a famous chimpanzee at the London Zoo ( c. 1930)] a genus of African ape of the Miocene, a possible ancestor of the chimpanzee and gorilla …   English World dictionary

  • Proconsul nyanzae — P …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Proconsul — /proh kon seuhl/, n. an African subgenus of Dryopithecus that lived 17 20 million years ago and is possibly ancestral to modern hominoids. [ < NL (1933), equiv. to pro PRO 1 + Consul, allegedly the name of a chimpanzee in a London zoo (with a pun …   Universalium

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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