Fossil Cercopithecidae from the Hadar Formation and surrounding areas of the Afar Depression, Ethiopia.

@article{Frost2002FossilCF,
  title={Fossil Cercopithecidae from the Hadar Formation and surrounding areas of the Afar Depression, Ethiopia.},
  author={Stephen R. Frost and Eric Delson},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  year={2002},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={687-748}
}
Hadar is well known as one of the most productive early hominin sites in the world. Between 1972 and 1994 a large sample of fossil cercopithecid specimens was collected from Hadar and the nearby sites of Geraru, Ahmado, and Leadu. At least five, and possibly six, species are present in the sample, including two chronological subspecies of Theropithecus oswaldi. T. o. cf. darti is known from the Middle Pliocene deposits in the Hadar area, along with Parapapio cf. jonesi, cf. Rhinocolobus… CONTINUE READING