ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Macaca fascicularis Raffles 1822 (crab eating macaque)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 231530

Alternative combination: Simia fascicularis

Synonyms: Macaca irus Blanford 1887 (no. 237537), Macacus irus Blanford 1887 (no. 237536)

Belongs to Macaca according to C. B. Ruff 2003

Sister taxa: Macaca arctoides, Macaca assamensis, Macaca cyclopis, Macaca florentina, Macaca fuscata, Macaca hecki, Macaca leonina, Macaca leucogenys, Macaca maura, Macaca mordax, Macaca mulatta, Macaca munzala, Macaca nemestrina, Macaca nigra, Macaca nigrescens, Macaca ochreata, Macaca pagensis, Macaca phaeura, Macaca prisca, Macaca radiata, Macaca siberu, Macaca silenus, Macaca sinica, Macaca sylvanus, Macaca thibetana, Macaca tonkeana, Macacus (Pithex), Macacus cynomolgus, Macacus eocaenus, Macacus priscus, Macacus robustus, Macacus sivalensus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 127.9, fibula length 116.4, humerus length 118.2, radius length 121.9, scapula length 59.3, skull 98.6 x 64.4, tibia length 117.2, ulna length 116.4

Estimated body mass: 6.58 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length