from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Homininae — the common ancestor of the great apes and humans.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
A report published today in the journal Science describes the new species, Pierolapithecus catalaunicas, which lived between 12.5 million and 13 million years ago.
Pierolapithecus had special adaptations for tree climbing, just as humans and other great apes do: a wide, flat
Pierolapithecus catalaunicus (familiarly known as Pau) was published in
Hominidae, which the previous find of Pierolapithecus had left unanswered.