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(cohort Unguiculata, order Primates)

A suborder (or infra-order) of primates that includes Old World monkeys, apes, and humans. Many authorities place the Catarrhini with the Platyrrhini and Tarsioidea in a single suborder, Haplorhini. The earliest-confirmed catarrhines are known from the Oligocene of Egypt, though possible representatives are known from the Eocene of Burma.

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