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Table 2 Evolutionary rate calibration constraints (in millions of years)

From: A multilocus phylogeny reveals deep lineages within African galagids (Primates: Galagidae)

Divergence Offset 95% prior distribution Mean Fossil Reference Age
1. Homo/Pan 5.0 10.0 2.5 Ardipithecus [136] 5.2
Orrorin [137] 6.0
Sahelanthropus [138, 139] 6.0-7.0
2. Homo/Pongo 12.5 18.0 2.75 Sivapithecus [140] ≈12.5
3. Crown Catarrhini 21.0 33.9 6.43 Morotopithecus [141] >20.6
Victoriapithecus [142, 143] ≈19.0
4. Theropithecus/Papio 3.5 6.5 1.5 Theropithecus [144, 145] ≈3.5
5. Crown Lorisoidea 36.9 47.0 5 Saharagalago [39] >36.9
     Wadilemur [40] ≈35.0
  1. Calibration points were treated as translated-lognormal distributions with hard offset and soft maximum bounds. Standard deviation was set at 0.5 for all nodes.