Cercopithecus lomamiensis

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Male Cercopithecus lomamiensis

Taxonavigation: Cercopithecoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superorder: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Primates
Subordo: Haplorrhini
Infraordo: Simiiformes
Parvordo: Catarrhini
Superfamilia: Cercopithecoidea

Familia: Cercopithecidae
Subfamilia: Cercopithecinae
Tribus: Cercopithecini
Genus: Cercopithecus
Species: Cercopithecus lomamiensis


Cercopithecus lomamiensis Hart et al., 2012

Holotype: YPM 14080, adult male, skin and skull.
Type locality: West Bank, Lomami River (S 1.02237° to S 1.4280°, E 24.42368° to E 25.03843°), Democratic Republic of Congo.
Paratypes: YPM 14189, subadult female, skin and skull, collected in the forest near Yawende, S 1.06571°, E 24.44838°, 450 m asl. YPM 14190, subadult female, skin and skull, collected near the Lomami River, S 1.42801°, E 25.01601°, 415 m asl. YPM 14191, adult male, skin and skull, collected near Obenge Village, S 1.38145°, E 25.03843°, 420 m asl. YPM 14192, subadult female, skin and skull, collected west of Obenge, S 1.40129°, E 24.97498°, 460 m asl.

Primary references[edit]

  • Hart J.A., Detwiler K.M., Gilbert C.C., Burrell A.S., Fuller J.L., et al. 2012: Lesula: a new species of Cercopithecus monkey endemic to the Democratic Republic of Congo and implications for conservation of Congo’s Central Basin. PLoS ONE, 7(9): e44271. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044271 reference page 
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