Theropithecus Geoffroy 1843 (gelada)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Synonyms: Gelada Gray 1843, Simopithecus Andrews 1916

Parent taxon: Papionina according to J. Xing et al. 2005

See also Allen 1925, Geraads et al. 2004 and McKenna and Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Cercocebus, Papio

Subtaxa: Theropithecus gelada Theropithecus oswaldi

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Algeria (1 collection), Ethiopia (78), Italy (1), Kenya (29), Morocco (3), South Africa (4), Spain (1), Tanzania (4)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Ethiopia (5), Kenya (24), Malawi (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (5), Kenya (4), Morocco (1)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (1)

Total: 163 collections including 175 occurrences

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