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Family Pitheciidae Mivart 1865 (monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates

PaleoDB taxon number: 64835

Alternative spellings: Pitheciinae, Pithecinae

Parent taxon: Platyrrhini according to J. C. Opazo et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Atelidae, Ateloidea, Carlocebus, Cebidae, Chilecebus, Homunculidae, Xenotrichidae

Subtaxa: Cacajao, Callicebus, Chiropotes, Paralouatta, Pithecia, Pitheciini

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Type: Pithecia

Ecology: arboreal omnivore