Less formal name for the taxon containing the and the .

More completely, these are the , the , the apes, the great apes, and humans (as listed in terms of decreasing inclusiveness, with the assumption that the old world and new world monkeys, along with their ape descendants, together make up the anthropoids).

Note that the concept of anthropoids, particularly versus the , is somewhat dated, with the terms "" now used essentially synonymously to describe these "higher primates".