Macaca silenus Linnaeus 1758 (lion-tailed macaque)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Alternative combinations: Macacus silenus, Simia silenus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Macaca according to O. Thomas 1911

See also Linnaeus 1758 and Owen 1853

Sister taxa: Macaca arctoides, Macaca assamensis, Macaca cyclopis, Macaca fascicularis, Macaca florentina, Macaca mordax, Macaca mulatta, Macaca nemestrina, Macaca phaeura, Macaca prisca, Macaca radiata, Macaca sinica, Macaca sylvanus, Macaca thibetana, Macacus (Pithex), Macacus cynomolgus, Macacus eocaenus, Macacus priscus, Macacus robustus, Macacus sivalensus

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Macaca silenus in the database

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