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Papio Erxleben 1777 (baboon)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40871

Papio Mller 1773 was suppressed by the ICZN in 1982 (opinion 1199) in favor of Papio Erxleben 1977, and the type species was set as Cynocephalus papio Desmarest 1820.

Alternative spelling: Simia (Papio)

Synonym: Cynocephalus Cuvier and Geoffroy 1795 (taxon 236617)

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

Sister taxa: Cercocebus, Lophocebus, Parapapio, Theropithecus

Subtaxa: Papio (Inuus), Papio anubis, Papio cynocephalus, Papio hamadryas, Papio izodi, Papio kindae, Papio papio, Papio porcarius, Papio quadratirostris, Papio robinsoni, Papio thoth, Papio ursinus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore