Cercopithecus Linnaeus 1758 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Alternative spelling: Simia (Cercopithecus)

Synonym: Lasiopyga Illiger 1811

Parent taxon: Cercopithecini according to A. J. Tosi et al. 2004

See also Allen 1895, Elliot 1910, Gray 1821, Gray 1825, Illiger 1811, Linnaeus 1758, McKenna and Bell 1997 and Pilgrim 1915

Sister taxa: Allenopithecus, Chlorocebus, Erythrocebus, Miopithecus

Subtaxa: Cercopithecus albogularis Cercopithecus centralis Cercopithecus cephalopterus Cercopithecus cephus Cercopithecus diana Cercopithecus erythrotis Cercopithecus kolbi Cercopithecus mitis Cercopithecus nictitans Cercopithecus pygerythrus Cercopithecus ruber Cercopithecus sabaeus

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore


• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (4 collections), Ethiopia (6), Kenya (3), South Africa (2), Sudan (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (2), Kenya (2)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (3), Malawi (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Ethiopia (1)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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