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Cebus capucinus Linnaeus 1758 (capuchin monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Cebidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232443

Alternative combinations: Simia (Sapajus) capucinus, Simia capucina

Synonym: Cebus hypoleucus Geoffroy 1812 (taxon 232445)

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 Cebus according to O. Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Cebus albulus, Cebus apella, Cebus margaritae, Cebus nigrivittatus

Subtaxa: Cebus capucinus imitator, Cebus capucinus limitaneus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 130.8, humerus length 110.5, radius length 93.5, scapula 48.3 x 40.6, tibia length 122.2, ulna length 106.7

Estimated body mass: 6.22 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length