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Alouatta (howler monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Atelidae

Taxonomy
Alouatta was named by Lacépède (1799). It is extant. It is the type genus of Alouattinae.

It was assigned to Alouattinae by Hershkovitz (1974); to Atelinae by Meireles et al. (1999); and to Atelidae by Opazo et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1799Alouatta Lacépède
1974Alouatta Hershkovitz
1999Alouatta Meireles et al. p. 10
2006Alouatta Opazo et al. p. 277

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
suborderAnthropoideaMivart 1864
Platyrrhini(Geoffroy 1812)
familyAtelidaeGray 1825
genusAlouattaLacépède 1799

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available