Libypithecus markgrafi is an extinct species of primate that lived in the Late Miocene.[1] It is the only species described in the genus Libypithecus.

Temporal range: Late Miocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Cercopithecidae
Subfamily: incertae sedis
Genus: Libypithecus
Stromer, 1913
Type species
Libypithecus markgrafi
Stromer, 1913


  1. ^ Todd C. Rae; Olav Röhrer-Ertl; Claus-Peter Wallner; Thomas Koppe (2007). "Paranasal pneumatization of two Late Miocene colobines: Mesopithecus and Libypithecus (Cercopithecidae: Primates)". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 27 (3): 768–771. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[768:PPOTLM]2.0.CO;2.