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Cercopithecus

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Simia (Cercopithecus) Linnaeus
1792Simia (Cercopithecus) Kerr
1811Cercopithecus Illiger p. 68
1811Lasiopyga Illiger p. 68
1821Cercopithecus Gray p. 297
1825Cercopithecus Gray p. 338
1825Lasiopyga Gray p. 338
1915Cercopithecus Pilgrim p. 3
1997Cercopithecus McKenna and Bell
2004Cercopithecus Tosi et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
suborderAnthropoideaMivart 1864
superfamilyNeopithecini
familyCercopithecidae
subfamilyCercopithecinae
tribeCercopitheciniGray 1825
genusCercopithecus(Linnaeus 1758)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available