Chapter 9 Review of the investigation of primate fossils in Myanmar

  title={Chapter 9 Review of the investigation of primate fossils in Myanmar},
  author={Zin‐Maung‐Maung‐Thein and Thaung-Htike and Aung Naing Soe and Chit Sein and Maung-Maung and Masanaru Takai},
  pages={185 - 206}
  • Zin‐Maung‐Maung‐Thein, Thaung-Htike, +3 authors Masanaru Takai
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • memoirs
  • Since the discovery of fossil primates in the early twentieth century, the later Eocene Pondaung Formation in central Myanmar has attracted the attention from many palaeoprimatologists (Fig. 9.1). There were two large-bodied primates, Pondaungia cotteri and Amphipithecus mogaungensis (Fig. 9.2), known from two localities (Pangan and Mogaung) in the Pondaung area (Fig. 9.3), and many researchers have argued over the phylogenetic position of these two monkeys, that is, whether or not the Pondaung… CONTINUE READING


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