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Taxon: Superfamily Cercopithecoidea (Gray, 1821) Gregory & Hellman, 1923 (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Mammalia - (Order) Primates

Current position

Catarrhini ([unranked]) É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 Ref: K.D. Rose, 2006: table 10.2.

Alternative positions

Anthropoidea (Parvorder) (Mivart, 1864) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 341. [new position]
Catarrhina (Infraorder) Ref: W. Fiedler et al., 1973: 622.
Catarrhini (Infraorder) (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812) Delson, 1975 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 403.
Catarrhini (Parvorder) É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 Ref: C.P. Groves, 2005: 152.

Subsequent positions

Anthropoidea (Parvorder) (Mivart, 1864) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 341 [assumed]

Original entries

Afropithecus (Genus) R.E. Leakey & M.G. Leakey, 1986
Dionysopithecus (Genus) Li, 1978
Otavipithecus (Genus) Conroy et al., 1992
Pliopithecidae (Family) Zapfe, 1960
Siamopithecus (Genus) Chaimanee et al., 1997
Turkanapithecus (Genus) R.E. Leakey & M.G. Leakey, 1986
Victoriapithecidae (Family) von Koenigswald, 1969
Wailekia (Genus) Ducrocq et al., 1995

Subsequent entries

Cercopithecidae (Family) Gray, 1821
Hominidae (Family) Gray, 1825

Historical positions

Anthropoidea (Parvorder) (Mivart, 1864) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 Ref: J.L. Franzen et al., 2009: 24. [indirect]
Catarrhini ([unranked]) É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 Ref: K.D. Rose, 2006: table 10.2.
Catarrhini (Infraorder) (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812) Delson, 1975 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 403, box 11.3.
Catarrhini (Parvorder) É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 Ref: C.P. Groves, 2005: 152.
Anthropoidea (Parvorder) (Mivart, 1864) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 341-342. [new position]
Catarrhini (Infraorder) (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812) Delson, 1975 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 632.
Anthropoidea (Suborder) Mivart, 1864 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979
Catarrhina (Infraorder) Ref: W. Fiedler et al., 1973: 622.

Number of Subtaxa

2020 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 1f;22g;136s;171ss; ‡2ss; †1f;16g;3s;1ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [1f;22g;136s;171ss; †1f;16g]
2005 C.P. Groves [1f;21g;132s;170ss; ‡2ss]
1997 M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell [2f;16g; †1f;45g]
1988 R.L. Carroll: 632 [1f; †1f]
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Last updated: 20 Dec 2019