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Macaca sylvanus Linnaeus 1758 (Barbary macaque)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Cercopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232422

Alternative combination: Simia sylvanus

Synonym: Simia inuus Linnaeus 1766 (taxon 232423)

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Macaca according to O. Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Macaca arctoides, Macaca assamensis, Macaca cyclopis, Macaca fascicularis, Macaca mulatta, Macaca phaeura, Macaca radiata, Macaca silenus, Macaca sinica, Macaca thibetana, Macacus (Pithex), Macacus cynomolgus, Macacus eocaenus, Macacus nemestrinus, Macacus priscus, Macacus robustus

Ecology: arboreal frugivore-folivore