Rungwecebus

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Rungwecebus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Cercopithecoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
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
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Primates
Subordo: Haplorhini
Infraordo: Simiiformes
Parvordo: Catarrhini
Superfamilia: Cercopithecoidea

Familia: Cercopithecidae
Subfamilia: Cercopithecinae
Tribus: Papionini
Genus: Rungwecebus
Species: R. kipunji

Name[edit]

Rungwecebus Davenport et al., 2006. Type species: Lophocebus kipunji Ehardt, Butynski, Jones & Davenport, 2005, by monotypy.

References[edit]

  • Davenport T.R.B.; Stanley, W.T.; Sargis, E.J.; De Luca, D.W.; Mpunga, N.E.; Machaga, S.J.; Olson, L.E. 2006: A new genus of African monkey, Rungwecebus: morphology, ecology, and molecular phylogenetics. Science, 312: 1378–1381.
  • Jones, T.; Ehardt, C.L.; Butynski, T.M.; Davenport, T.R.B.; Mpunga, N.E.; Machaga, S.J.; De Luca, D.W. 2005: The highland mangabey Lophocebus kipunji: a new species of African monkey. Science, 308: 1161–1164.
  • Olson, L.E.; Sargis, E.J.; Stanley, W.T.; Hildebrandt, K.B.P.; Davenport T.R.B. 2008: Additional molecular evidence strongly supports the distinction between the recently described African primate Rungwecebus kipunji (Cercopithecidae, Papionini) and Lophocebus. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 48: 789–794.
  • Zinner, D.; Arnold, M.L.; Roos, C. 2009: Is the new primate genus Rungwecebus a baboon? PLoS ONE, 4(3): e4859. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0004859 [1]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: highland mangabey, kipunji
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