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Indopithecus giganteus distinct fromSivapithecus indicus


The very large Eurasian Miocene apeIndopithecus giganteus is distinct from contemporaniousSivapithecus (non-Dryopithecus)indicus. The probabilities that length and width for the only specimen ofI. giganteus could be sampled from populations similar or identical to those ofS. indicus are less than six chances in 100,000 for both parameters.

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Madden, C.T., Lewis, G.E. Indopithecus giganteus distinct fromSivapithecus indicus . Primates 21, 572–576 (1980).

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