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Sapajus apella (tufted capuchin)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

Taxonomy
Simia apella was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Cebus apella by Thomas (1911); it was recombined as Sapajus apella by Lynch Alfaro et al. (2012) and Burgin et al. (2018).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Simia apella Linnaeus p. 28
1792Simia (Sapajus) capucinus albulus Kerr
1895Cebus albulus Allen p. 186
1911Cebus apella Thomas p. 128
2012Sapajus apella Lynch Alfaro et al.
2018Sapajus apella Burgin et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
subclassSynapsida
suborderEupelycosauria
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderPrimates
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
Anthropoidea(Mivart 1864)
infraorderPlatyrrhiniGeoffroy 1812
familyCebidae
genusSapajus(Kerr 1792)
speciesapella()

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