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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 aequatorialis, Cebus albifrons, Cebus annellatus, Cebus brunneus, Cebus capillatus, Cebus cesarae, Cebus cuscinus, Cebus imitator, Cebus kaapori, Cebus leucocephalus, Cebus leucogenys, Cebus malitiosus, Cebus nigrivittatus, Cebus olivaceus, Cebus subcristatus, Cebus unicolor, Cebus versicolor, Cebus yuracus

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