Subfamily Colobinae Blyth 1875 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Alternative spelling: Colobidae

Parent taxon: Cercopithecidae according to M. Osterholz et al. 2008

See also Benefit and Pickford 1986, Delson et al. 2005, Heintz et al. 1981, Hill 1952 and Xing et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Cercopithecinae, Cercopithecoides, Dinopithecus, Gorgopithecus, Libypithecus, Paracolobus, Paradolichopithecus, Parapapio, Piliocolobus, Procynocephalus, Rungwecebus, Semnopithecus, Simia faunus, Trachypithecus

Subtaxa: Colobus Dolichopithecus Mesopithecus Microcolobus Nasalis Presbytis Procolobus Pygathrix Rhinopithecus Simias

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (5 collections), Ethiopia (5), France (1), Indonesia (2), Kenya (3), Malaysia (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Kenya (4)

• Pliocene of Bulgaria (2), Ethiopia (2), France (1), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Kenya (3), Moldova (3), Romania (3), Slovakia (1), Spain (1), Tanzania (2), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (3)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (1)

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

Total: 68 collections including 78 occurrences

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