Saimiri Voigt 1831 (squirrel monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

Synonyms: Laventiana Rosenberger et al. 1991, Neosaimiri Stirton 1951

Parent taxon: Cebinae according to J. C. Opazo et al. 2006

See also Hershkovitz 1974, Kay and Meldrum 1997, McKenna and Bell 1997, Meldrum and Kay 1997, Rosenberger 1979, Rosenberger et al. 1991, Rosenberger et al. 1991 and Takai 1994

Sister taxa: Cebus, Dolichocebus

Subtaxa: Neosaimiri annectens Neosaimiri fieldsi Saimiri sciureus Saimiri ustus Simia morta

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Peru (1 collection)

• Miocene of Peru (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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