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Macaca mulatta  (Zimmermann, 1780)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 180099

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Simia erythraea Shaw, 1800
 
    Simia fulvus (Kerr, 1792)
 
    Macacus lasiotus Gray, 1868
 
    Pithecus littoralis Elliot, 1909
 
    Macaca nipalensis Hodgson, 1840
 
    Macaca oinops Hodgson, 1840
 
    Simia rhesus Audebert, 1798
 
    Inuus sancti-johannis Swinhoe, 1866
 
    Macaca siamica Kloss, 1917
 
    Macacus tcheliensis A. Milne-Edwards, 1872
 
    Macacus vestitus A. Milne-Edwards, 1892
 
    Inuus sanctijohannis Swinhoe, 1866
 
    Macacus rhesus villosus True, 1894
 
    Macaca mulatta mcmahoni Pocock, 1932
 
  Common Name(s): Rhesus Monkey [English]
 
    Rhesus Macaque [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderPrimates Linnaeus, 1758 – homem, macaco, primata, sagui, primates, primates  
                                  SuborderHaplorrhini Pocock, 1918  
                                     InfraorderSimiiformes Haeckel, 1866  
                                        SuperfamilyCercopithecoidea Gray, 1821  
                                           FamilyCercopithecidae Gray, 1821 – Old World monkeys  
                                              SubfamilyCercopithecinae Gray, 1821 – cercopithecines  
                                                 TribePapionini  – papionins  
                                                    GenusMacaca Lacépède, 1799 – macaques  
                                                       SpeciesMacaca mulatta (Zimmermann, 1780) – Rhesus Monkey, Rhesus Macaque  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Macaca mulatta    
       
  Expert: Anthony B. Rylands  
  Notes: Deputy Chair, IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group, Office of the President, Conservation International , 2011 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202, USA   
  Reference for: Macaca mulatta    
       
  Expert: Colin P. Groves  
  Notes: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia   
  Reference for: Macaca mulatta    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Macaca mulatta   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Macaca mulatta   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mittermeier, Rusell A., Anthony B. Rylands, and Don E. Wilson, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Volume 3. Primates   
  Page(s): 951   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9788496553897   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Macaca mulatta, Rhesus Macaque [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Macaca mulatta   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 1   
  Page(s): xxxv + 743   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Macaca mulatta, Rhesus Monkey [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Macaca mulatta   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix II; IUCN - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: M. mulatta species group. Revised by Fooden (2000)  
 

 

   

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