Family Atelidae Gray 1825 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Atelidae

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

See also Carroll 1988, Hartwig and Cartelle 1996 and Setoguchi and Rosenberger 1987

Sister taxa: Ateloidea, Carlocebus, Cebidae, Chilecebus, Homunculidae, Pitheciidae, Xenotrichidae

Subtaxa: Alouatta Ateles Atelinae Brachyteles Callicebinae Lagothrix

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Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (5 collections), Panama (1), Peru (1), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Bolivia (1), Brazil (2), Colombia (7)

Total: 18 collections including 24 occurrences

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