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- n. Any primate of the evolved clade (half of the order) which comprises all apes (including hominoids), monkeys and even (prosimian) tarsiers
From Neo-Latin Haplorrhini, from Ancient Greek ἁπλόος (haploos, "simple") + ῥίς (rhis, "nose") (Wiktionary)
Darwinius stated that its two lower jaw bones were partially fused, but though this trait is seen in living haplorrhine primates it is not seen in early haplorrhine primates.
The only way that Darwinius could be considered a haplorrhine