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Chlorocebus aethiops  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552515

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cercopithecus calliaudi Wettstein, 1918
 
    Cercopithecus cano-viridis Gray, 1843
 
    Cercopithecus cinereo-viridis Gray, 1843
 
    Simia engytithia Hermann, 1804
 
    Cercopithecus griseo-viridis Desmarest, 1820
 
    Cercopithecus griseus F. Cuvier, 1819
 
    Cercopithecus matschiei Neumann, 1902
 
    Simia subviridis F. Cuvier, 1821
 
    Cercopithecus toldti Wettstein, 1916
 
    Lasiopyga weidholzi Lorenz, 1922
 
    Cercopithecus canoviridis Gray, 1843
 
    Cercopithecus cinereoviridis Gray, 1843
 
    Cercopithecus griseoviridis Desmarest, 1820
 
    Cercopithecus aethiops zavattarii de Beaux, 1943
 
  Common Name(s): vervet monkey [English]
 
    green monkey [English]
 
    Grivet [English]
 
    Grivet Monkey [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  
                                                 TribeCercopithecini  – guenons  
                                                    GenusChlorocebus Gray, 1870 – vervet monkeys, green monkeys  
                                                       SpeciesChlorocebus aethiops (Linnaeus, 1758) – vervet monkey, green monkey, Grivet, Grivet Monkey  
       

 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: Chlorocebus aethiops    
       
  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: Chlorocebus aethiops    
       
  Expert: Colin P. Groves  
  Notes: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia   
  Reference for: Chlorocebus aethiops    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source:    
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  Publication(s):    
  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: Chlorocebus aethiops, Grivet Monkey [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: Chlorocebus aethiops   
       
  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: Chlorocebus aethiops, Grivet [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: Chlorocebus aethiops   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Caribbean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Caribbean Territories, Introduced  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Does not include pygerythrus, sabaeus, djamdjamensis or tantalus (Kingdon, 1997; Groves, 2001c) or cynosuros (Groves, 2001c). According to Napier (1981), zavattarii is based on a hybrid with pygerythrus  
    Status: CITES - Appendix II; IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as Cercopithecus aethiops  
 

 

   

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