ORDER: PRIMATES. Monkeys, Apes, Prosimians, and Us. Primate Evolutionary History. Primate Evolutionary History. The origin of the order is commonly given as 65 MYA (million years ago) Some estimates go back to 85 MYA. Purgatorius unio.
Monkeys, Apes, Prosimians, and Us
The most basic groups to think about:
Adapted from Jurmain et al. (1998)