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Family Cercopithecidae Gray 1821 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates

PaleoDB taxon number: 40860

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Cercopithecoidea according to N.G. Jablonski and S. Frost 2010

Sister taxa: Alophia, Nsungwepithecus, Victoriapithecidae

Subtaxa: Cercopithecinae, Cercopithecoides, Colobinae, Dinopithecus, Gorgopithecus, Libypithecus, Paracolobus, Paradolichopithecus, Procynocephalus, Rungwecebus, Semnopithecus, Simia faunus

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore