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Cacajao Lesson 1840 (uakari)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Pitheciidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 92606

Invalid subtaxa: Brachyurus Spix 1823 [replaced name] (no. 232692), Cercoptochus Gloger 1842 (no. 232693), Cothurus Palmer 1899 (no. 232696), Neocothurus Palmer 1903 (no. 232697), Ouakaria Gray 1849 (no. 232694), Uacaria Flower and Lydekker 1891 (no. 232695)

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

Sister taxa: Callicebus, Chiropotes, Mohanamico, Paralouatta, Pithecia, Pitheciini

Subtaxa: Cacajao calvus, Cacajao melanocephalus

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Type: Simia melanocephala

Ecology: scansorial insectivore