Colobus Illiger 1811 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

Parent taxon: Colobinae according to M. Osterholz et al. 2008

See also Gray 1821, Illiger 1811, McKenna and Bell 1997, Schlosser 1877, Whittaker et al. 2006 and Xing et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Dolichopithecus, Mesopithecus, Nasalis, Presbytis, Procolobus, Pygathrix, Rhinopithecus, Semnopithecus, Simias, Trachypithecus

Subtaxa: Colobus angolensis Colobus guereza Colobus polykomos Colobus satanas

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore


• Quaternary of Ethiopia (2 collections), Kenya (3)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (4)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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