Chlorocebus aethiops Linnaeus 1758 (vervet monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Alternative combinations: Cercopithecus aethiops, Simia (Cercopithecus) aethiops, Simia aethiops

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Chlorocebus according to A. J. Tosi et al. 2004

See also Allen 1895, Dandelot and Prévost 1972, Linnaeus 1758 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Chlorocebus lhoesti, Chlorocebus patas, Chlorocebus solatus


• Quaternary of Cote D'Ivoire (1 collection), Ethiopia (1), Kenya (1), South Africa (1), Swaziland (2), Tanzania (1), Zambia (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Kenya (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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