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Saimiri sciureus (common squirrel monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

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

It was recombined as Callithrix sciureus by Owen (1853); it was recombined as Saimiri sciureus by Thomas (1911) and Allen (1916).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Simia sciurea Linnaeus p. 29
1853Callithrix sciureus Owen p. 724
1911Saimiri sciureus Thomas p. 129
1916Saimiri sciureus Allen p. 87

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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
Platyrrhini(Geoffroy 1812)
familyCebidae
subfamilyCebinae
genusSaimiriVoigt 1831
speciessciureus()

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