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A superfamily of the Primates including the anthropoid apes and humans. Divided into the families Pongidae (anthropoid apes) and Hominidae (humans).
[L. homo (homin-), man, + G. eidos, form]
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Blanquer-Maumont y Crouau-Roy (1995) mostraron que tres micro-satelites localizados en el cromosoma humano 6p estan conservados en diferentes especies de dos superfamilias de Primates, los Hominoidea y los Cercopithecoidea.
2010): Dendropithecoidea, Proconsuloidea, and Hominoidea (Catarrhini, Primates).
Evaluation of the maximum-likelihood estimate of the evolutionary tree topologies from DNA sequence data, and the branching order in Hominoidea.