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Papio hamadryas


Taxonavigation: Cercopithecoidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Magnordo: Epitheria
Superorder: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Primates
Subordo: Haplorrhini
Infraordo: Simiiformes
Parvordo: Catarrhini
Superfamilia: Cercopithecoidea

Familia: Cercopithecidae
Subfamilia: Cercopithecinae
Tribus: Papionini
Genus: Papio
Species: P. anubis - P. cynocephalus - P. hamadryas - P. papio - P. ursinus


  • Papio Erxleben, 1777 [placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by Melville (1982: 15), with the Name Number 2140] [source: Melville (1982: 15)]
    • Gender: masculine [source: Melville (1982: 15)]
    • Type species: Cynocephalus papio Desmarest, 1820, by designation under the plenary powers by Melville (1982: 15) [source: Melville (1982: 15)]



Opinion 1199 of the International Commision on Zoological Nomenclature (1982) fixed this as the first available name, and fixed the type species. Includes Theropithecus according to Goodman et al. (1998), and also Lophocebus according to Goodman et al. (2001). Includes Mandrillus according to McKenna and Bell (1997).


cited sources[edit]

  • Melville, R.V. 1982: OPINION 1199. PAPIO ERXLEBEN, 1777, AND MANDRILLUS RITGEN, 1824 (MAMMALIA, PRIMATES): DESIGNATION OF TYPE SPECIES. Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 39: 15-18. ISSN: 0007-5167 Internet Archive BHL BioStor

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Vernacular names[edit]

Diné bizaad: Mágí bichį́į́htsohígíí
English: Baboon
日本語: ヒヒ属
ไทย: ลิงบาบูน
Türkçe: Babun
українська: Бабуїн
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