Subfamily Colobinae Blyth 1875 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Alternative spelling: Colobidae

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

See also Delson et al. 2005, Heintz et al. 1981, Hill 1952 and Xing et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Cercopithecinae, Cercopithecoides, Dinopithecus, Gorgopithecus, Libypithecus, Paracolobus, Paradolichopithecus, Parapapio, Procynocephalus, Simia faunus

Subtaxa: Colobus Dolichopithecus Mesopithecus Nasalis Presbytis Procolobus Pygathrix Rhinopithecus Semnopithecus Simias Trachypithecus

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (6 collections), Ethiopia (5), France (1), Indonesia (6), Kenya (3), Malaysia (1), Thailand (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Kenya (4)

• Pliocene of Bulgaria (2), Ethiopia (2), France (1), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Kenya (3), Moldova (3), Romania (3), Slovakia (1), Spain (1), Tanzania (2), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Ethiopia (1), Kenya (3)

• Miocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (1)

• Miocene of Afghanistan (1), Algeria (1), Bulgaria (1), Chad (1), Greece (4), Italy (1), Kenya (1), Macedonia (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 67 collections including 83 occurrences

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