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Taxon: Family Cercopithecidae Gray, 1821 - Old World monkeys (mammal)
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Concise hierarchy

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

Current position

Cercopithecoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gregory & Hellman, 1923 Ref: C.P. Groves, 2005: 152.

Alternative positions

Catarrhini (Infraorder) (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812) Delson, 1975 Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1033.
Cecopithecoidea (Superfamily) nom. null. Ref: J.G. Fleagle, 1999: 579.
Primates (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C.P. Groves, 1993: 262.

Subsequent positions

Cercopithecoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gregory & Hellman, 1923

Original entries

Cercopithecinae (Subfamily) (Gray, 1821) Blanford, 1888
Colobinae (Subfamily) (Jerdon, 1867) Elliot, 1913
Victoriapithecinae (Subfamily) von Koenigswald, 1969

Historical positions

Cercopithecoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gregory & Hellman, 1923 Ref: C.P. Groves, 2005: 152.
Cercopithecoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gregory & Hellman, 1923 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 403.
Cecopithecoidea (Superfamily) nom. null. Ref: J.G. Fleagle, 1999: 579.
Cercopithecoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gregory & Hellman, 1923 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 343.
Primates (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: C.P. Groves, 1993: 262; 5.
Primates (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: R.M. Nowak, 1991
Primates (Order) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 97.
Cercopithecoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gregory & Hellman, 1923 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 632.
Catarrhini (Infraorder) (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812) Delson, 1975 Ref: A.F. DeBlase, 1982: 1033-1034.
Cercopithecoidea (Superfamily) (Gray, 1821) Gregory & Hellman, 1923 Ref: W. Fiedler et al., 1973: 622.
Anthropoidea (Suborder) Mivart, 1864 Ref: G.G. Simpson, 1945

Number of Subtaxa

2020 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 22g;136s;171ss; ‡2ss; †14g;3s;1ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [22g;136s;171ss; †14g]
2005 C.P. Groves [21g;132s;170ss; ‡2ss]
1999 J.G. Fleagle: 579 [22g; †13g]
1999 J.G. Fleagle: 579 [22g; †13g]
1997 M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell [11g; †15g]
1993 C.P. Groves 18g;81s
1991 G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill [15g];~80s
1982 A.F. DeBlase 2sf;[14g]
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