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Haplorhini

suborder of "dry nosed" primates, including monkeys, apes, humans

The haplorhines, the "dry-nosed" primates (the Greek name means "simple-nosed"), are members of the Haplorhini clade: the prosimian tarsiers and all of the true simians. The simians are the catarrhines (Old World monkeys and apes, including humans) and the platyrrhines (New World monkeys).

Haplorhini
Temporal range: Palaeocene – Recent
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Common squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)
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Haplorrhini

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