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Colobus Illiger 1811 (monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Cercopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40864

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

Parent taxon: Colobinae according to M. Osterholz et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Dolichopithecus, Mesopithecus, Nasalis, Presbytis, Procolobus, Pygathrix, Rhinopithecus, Semnopithecus, Simias, Trachypithecus

Subtaxa: Colobus angolensis, Colobus guereza, Colobus polykomos, Colobus satanas

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Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore