Family Pitheciidae Mivart 1865 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Pitheciidae

Alternative spellings: Pitheciinae, Pithecinae

Parent taxon: Platyrrhini according to J. C. Opazo et al. 2006

See also Barnett 2005, Hershkovitz 1974, MacPhee et al. 2003 and Setoguchi and Rosenberger 1987

Sister taxa: Atelidae, Ateloidea, Carlocebus, Cebidae, Chilecebus, Homunculidae, Xenotrichidae

Subtaxa: Cacajao Callicebus Chiropotes Mohanamico Paralouatta Pithecia Pitheciini

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Type: Pithecia

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Peru (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Colombia (9), Cuba (1)

Total: 14 collections including 15 occurrences

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