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: Cercopithecoidea according to N.G. Jablonski and S. Frost 2010

See also Benefit and Pickford 1986, Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Delson et al. 2005, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Frost 2001, Frost et al. 2020, Gilbert 2013, Gray 1821, Gregory 1910, Hlusko 2007, Jablonski 2002, Koufos et al. 1991, Kurten 1968, Nowak 1991, Pallas et al. 2019, Plavcan et al. 2019, Verma 1969, Wilson and Reeder 2005 and Wortman 1903

Sister taxa: Alophia, Nsungwepithecus, Victoriapithecidae

Subtaxa: Anomalopithecus Cercopithecinae Colobinae Colobinae Rungwecebus Semnopithecus Simia faunus

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (1 collection), China (20), the Congo-Kinshasa (4), Cote D'Ivoire (1), Croatia (1), Djibouti (1), Ethiopia (117), France (5), Germany (4), Greece (4), Hungary (1), Indonesia (9), Israel (1), Italy (6), Japan (1), Kenya (67), Malaysia (1), Morocco (3), the Philippines (3), Romania (2), South Africa (38), Spain (7), Sudan (3), Swaziland (2), Taiwan (2), Tanzania (13), Thailand (3), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (2), Vietnam (2), Zambia (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Bulgaria (1), the Congo-Kinshasa (2), Ethiopia (5), France (2), Italy (4), Kenya (12), Malawi (1), South Africa (6)

• Pliocene of Bulgaria (2), Egypt (2), Ethiopia (22), France (2), Greece (3), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Kenya (18), Malawi (2), Moldova (4), Morocco (1), Romania (4), Slovakia (1), South Africa (3), Spain (2), Tajikistan (2), Tanzania (22), Uganda (2), Ukraine (3)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (3), Kenya (4), South Africa (1), Uganda (2)

• Neogene of Slovakia (1)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Algeria (2), Bulgaria (2), Chad (1), China (1), Ethiopia (1), Greece (10), Italy (2), Kenya (9), Macedonia (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 502 collections including 826 occurrences

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