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Papio hamadryas Linnaeus 1758 (Hamadryas baboon)

Mammalia - Primates - Cercopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232436

Alternative combinations: Macacus hamadryas, Simia hamadryas

Synonyms: Cercopithecus hamadryas Kerr 1792 (no. 385203), Simia cynamolgos Linnaeus 1758 (no. 104131)

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 Papio according to D. Zinner et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Papio (Inuus), Papio anubis, Papio cynocephalus, Papio izodi, Papio kindae, Papio papio, Papio porcarius, Papio quadratirostris, Papio robinsoni, Papio thoth, Papio ursinus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 217.6, fibula length 177.5, humerus length 197.4, radius length 201.6, scapula length 109.0, skull 195.0 x 118.0, tibia length 194.1, ulna length 219.0

Estimated body mass: 30.5 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length