Record Details

Scientific Name:
Simiiformes

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

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Animalia
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Taxonomic Status

Current Standing:
valid

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Record Credibility Rating:
TWG standards met
Global Species Completeness:
complete
Currency Rating:
2014

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References

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References:
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005-10-01. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1. Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. xxxv + 743. 0-8018-8221-4. .
Groves, Colin P. 2001-01-01. Primate Taxonomy. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington, DC, USA. viii+350. 1-56098-872-X. .

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Comments

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Wilson & Reeder, eds. (2005): Comments: Usually called Anthropoidea; for the potential confusion surrounding this name, and why it is best avoided, see Hoffstetter (1982). McKenna and Bell (1997) divided living members into two superfamilies, Callitrichoidea and Cercopithecoidea (including what are usually separated as Hominoidea), corresponding to parvorders Platyrrhini and Catarrhini recognized herein (where Platyrrhini includes New World taxa in families Cebidae, Aotidae, Pitheciidae, and Atelidae; and Catarrhini includes Old ...

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