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Macaca silenus Linnaeus 1758 (lion-tailed macaque)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Cercopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232427

Alternative combinations: Macacus silenus, Simia silenus

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 florentina, Macaca mordax, Macaca mulatta, Macaca nemestrina, Macaca phaeura, Macaca prisca, Macaca radiata, Macaca sinica, Macaca sylvanus, Macaca thibetana, Macacus (Pithex), Macacus cynomolgus, Macacus eocaenus, Macacus priscus, Macacus robustus, Macacus sivalensus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore