Family Cercopithecidae Gray 1821 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Neopithecini according to J. L. Wortman 1903

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Delson et al. 2005, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gray 1821, Gregory 1910, Kurten 1968 and Nowak 1991

Sister taxon: Simiidae

Subtaxa: Cercopithecinae Cercopithecoides Colobinae Dinopithecus Gorgopithecus Libypithecus Paracolobus Paradolichopithecus Parapapio Procynocephalus Simia faunus

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (1 collection), China (16), the Congo-Kinshasa (4), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Croatia (1), Ethiopia (103), France (5), Germany (4), Greece (3), Hungary (1), Indonesia (9), Israel (1), Italy (6), Japan (1), Kenya (49), Malaysia (1), Morocco (3), the Philippines (3), Romania (2), South Africa (36), Spain (3), Sudan (2), Swaziland (2), Tanzania (13), Thailand (2), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (1), Vietnam (2), Zambia (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Bulgaria (1), the Congo-Kinshasa (2), Ethiopia (8), France (2), Italy (4), Kenya (28), Malawi (1), South Africa (6)

• Pliocene of Bulgaria (2), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (14), France (2), Greece (1), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Kenya (11), Malawi (2), Moldova (3), Morocco (1), Romania (4), Slovakia (1), South Africa (4), Spain (2), Tajikistan (2), Tanzania (22), Uganda (2), Ukraine (3)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (3), Kenya (6), South Africa (1), Uganda (2)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (2), Kenya (3)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Algeria (2), Chad (1), China (1), Egypt (1), Ethiopia (1), Greece (4), Kenya (6), Macedonia (1), Ukraine (1)

• Neogene of Slovakia (1)

Total: 448 collections including 713 occurrences

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