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Ateles geoffroyi Kuhl 1820 (black-handed spider monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Atelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232528

Belongs to Ateles according to C. M. Meireles et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Ateles ater, Ateles belzebuth, Ateles fusciceps, Ateles paniscus, Ateles rufiventris

Subtaxa: Ateles geoffroyi vellerosus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 183.8, fibula length 166.7, humerus length 191.8, radius length 201.6, scapula 55.4 x 72.9, skull 61.5 x 65.5, tibia length 159.7, ulna length 214.8

Estimated body mass: 22.6 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length