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Aotus  Illiger, 1811
Taxonomic Serial No.: 572811

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Nocthora F. Cuvier, 1824
 
    Nyctipithecus Spix, 1823
 
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2018   
       

 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  
                                        FamilyAotidae Elliot, 1913  
                                           GenusAotus Illiger, 1811  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Aotus azarae (Humboldt, 1812) – Azara's Night Monkey 
                                              Species Aotus brumbacki Hershkovitz, 1983 – Brumback's Night Monkey 
                                              Species Aotus griseimembra Elliot, 1912 – Gray-legged Night Monkey 
                                              Species Aotus jorgehernandezi Defler and Bueno, 2007 – Hernández-Camacho's Night Monkey 
                                              Species Aotus lemurinus I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1843 – Gray-bellied Night Monkey, Lemurine Night Monkey 
                                              Species Aotus miconax Thomas, 1927 – Andean Night Monkey, Peruvian Night Monkey 
                                              Species Aotus nancymaae Hershkovitz, 1983 – Ma's Night Monkey, Nancy Ma's Night Monkey 
                                              Species Aotus nigriceps Dollman, 1909 – Black-headed Night Monkey 
                                              Species Aotus trivirgatus (Humboldt, 1811) – northern night monkey, Three-striped Night Monkey, Humboldt's Night Monkey 
                                              Species Aotus vociferans (Spix, 1823) – noisy night monkey, Spix's Night Monkey 
                                              Species Aotus zonalis Goldman, 1914 – Panamanian Night Monkey 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Colin P. Groves  
  Notes: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Australian National University, GPO Box 4, Canberra ACT 0200, Australia   
  Reference for: Aotus    
       
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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: Aotus   
       
  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: Aotus   
       
  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: Aotus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Hershkovitz (1983) divided the species into two groups: Gray-necked and Red-necked  
 

 

   

 
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