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Chlorocebus aethiops Linnaeus 1758 (vervet monkey)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Cercopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 92704

Alternative combinations: Cercopithecus aethiops, Simia (Cercopithecus) aethiops, Simia aethiops

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 Chlorocebus according to A. J. Tosi et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Chlorocebus lhoesti, Chlorocebus patas, Chlorocebus solatus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): humerus length 117.3, radius length 113.1, scapula length 65.0, skull 91.8 x 60.9, ulna length 127.9

Estimated body mass: 8.45 kg based on humerus length and ulna length