Saimiri sciureus Linnaeus 1758 (common squirrel monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

Alternative combinations: Callithrix sciureus, Simia sciurea

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 Saimiri according to J. A. Allen 1916

See also Linnaeus 1758, Owen 1853 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Saimiri ustus, Simia morta, Neosaimiri annectens, Neosaimiri fieldsi

Subtaxa: Saimiri sciureus macrodon

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Cocha Cashu Biological Station (Quaternary of Peru)

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