Anthro 101 midterm primate taxonomy

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  1. 2 main primate suborders
    • Strepsirhini (Prosimians)  
    • Haplorhini (tarsiers, monkeys, apes, and humans)
  2. superfamilies (with examples)
    • Lemuroidea: ring tailed lemur, mouse lemur, & Nosforatu the Aye-Aye.  
    • Lorisoidea: slow loris  
    • Tarsioidea: tarsier  
    • Ateloidea: New World monkeys 
    • Cercopithecoidea: Old World monkeys 
    • Hominoidea
  3. Families (with examples)
    • Hylobatidae: gibbons & siamangs  
    • Hominidae: Pongo pygmaeus (orangutan), Gorilla gorilla, Pan troglodytes (chimpanzee), Pan paniscus (bonobo), Homo sapiens
  4. subfamily
    • ponginae 
    • gorillinae 
    • homininae (Chimps, bonobos, humans)

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Anthro 101 midterm primate taxonomy
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