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LC control 85106668
LC classificationQL737.P9 QL737.P965 Zoology
Topical headingPrimates
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See alsoMammals
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Found inWikipedia, May 19, 2012: Primate (A primate is a mammal of the order Primates, which contains prosimians and simians; classification: Class Mammalia, Infraclass Eutheria, Superorder Euarchontoglires, Order Primates) Primatology (Primatology is the scientific study of primates.) Quadrumana (Quadrumana and Bimana form an obsolete division of the primates: the Quadrumana are primates with four hands (two attached to the arms and two attached to the legs), and the Bimana being those with two hands and two feet. The attempted division of "Quadrumana" from "Bimana" form a stage in the long campaign to find a secure way of distinguishing Homo sapiens from the rest of the great apes ... Quadrumana is Latin for "four-handed ones", which is a term used for apes since they do not have feet attached to their legs as humans do, but instead have hands, as both pairs of hands look almost alike (with the exception of the orangutan, whose hands look exactly the same) and operate exactly like hands. Bimana is Latin for "two-handed ones", which is a term used for humans, as humans have only two hands, but have two feet which apes do not.)
Mammal species of the world, 3rd ed., via WWW, May 19, 2012 (Order Primates)
Animal diversity Web, May 19, 2012 (Class Mammalia (mammals), Subclass Theria (Therian mammals), Infraclass Eutheria (placental mammals), Order Primates (primates))
ITIS: Integrated Taxonomic Information System, via WWW, May 19, 2012 (Order Primates. Common name: primates. Infraclass Eutheria, Subclass Theria, Class Mammalia)