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Simian
Temporal range: Middle Eocene – Recent
Lar Gibbon
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Simiiformes

Haeckel, 1866
Families

Parvorder Platyrrhini:

Parvorder Catarrhini:

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.