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Simian

infraorder of mammals: "higher primates": New World monkeys, Old World monkeys and apes, including humans
(Redirected from Simiiformes)

The simians (infraorder Simiiformes) are the "higher primates" familiar to most people are the Old World monkeys and apes, including humans and the New World monkeys. Simians tend to be larger than the "lower primates" or prosimians.

Simian
Temporal range: Middle Eocene – Recent
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Simiiformes

Haeckel, 1866
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Parvorder Platyrrhini:

Parvorder Catarrhini: