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Pithecia monachus Geoffroy 1812 (monk saki)

Mammalia - Primates - Pitheciidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232706

Alternative combination: Simia monachus

Belongs to Pithecia according to A. A. Barnett 2005

Sister taxa: Pithecia aequatorialis, Pithecia albicans, Pithecia cazuzai, Pithecia chrysocephala, Pithecia hirsuta, Pithecia inusta, Pithecia irrorata, Pithecia isabela, Pithecia milleri, Pithecia mittermeieri, Pithecia napensis, Pithecia pissinattii, Pithecia pithecia, Pithecia rylandsi, Pithecia vanzolinii

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 104.1, humerus length 83.8, radius length 71.1, scapula 30.5 x 33.0, skull 70.9 x 53.3, tibia length 96.5, ulna length 81.3

Estimated body mass: 3.05 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length