Family Cercopithecidae Gray 1821 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Cercopithecoidea according to N.G. Jablonski and S. Frost 2010

See also Benefit and Pickford 1986, Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Delson et al. 2005, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Frost 2001, Gilbert 2013, Gray 1821, Gregory 1910, Kurten 1968, Nowak 1991, Plavcan et al. 2019 and Wortman 1903

Sister taxa: Alophia, Nsungwepithecus, Victoriapithecidae

Subtaxa: Cercopithecinae Cercopithecoides Colobinae Dinopithecus Gorgopithecus Libypithecus Paracolobus Paradolichopithecus Parapapio Piliocolobus Procynocephalus Rungwecebus Semnopithecus Simia faunus Trachypithecus

View classification

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (1 collection), China (16), the Congo-Kinshasa (4), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Croatia (1), Ethiopia (103), France (5), Germany (4), Greece (3), Hungary (1), Indonesia (9), Israel (1), Italy (6), Japan (1), Kenya (49), Malaysia (1), Morocco (3), the Philippines (3), Romania (2), South Africa (36), Spain (4), Sudan (2), Swaziland (2), Tanzania (13), Thailand (2), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (1), Vietnam (2), Zambia (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Bulgaria (1), the Congo-Kinshasa (2), Ethiopia (8), France (2), Italy (4), Kenya (28), Malawi (1), South Africa (6)

• Pliocene of Bulgaria (2), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (14), France (2), Greece (2), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Kenya (12), Malawi (2), Moldova (4), Morocco (1), Romania (4), Slovakia (1), South Africa (4), Spain (2), Tajikistan (2), Tanzania (22), Uganda (2), Ukraine (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (3), Kenya (6), South Africa (1), Uganda (2)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (2), Kenya (3)

• Neogene of Slovakia (1)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Algeria (2), Bulgaria (1), Chad (1), China (1), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (1), Greece (9), Italy (2), Kenya (7), Macedonia (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 461 collections including 728 occurrences

Show more details