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Simiiformes  Haeckel, 1866
Taxonomic Serial No.: 943778

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Infraorder  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2023   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Family Aotidae Elliot, 1913  
                                        Family Atelidae Gray, 1825  
                                        Family Callitrichidae Gray, 1821 – marmosets, tamarins 
                                        Family Cebidae Bonaparte, 1831 – New World monkeys 
                                        Family Pitheciidae Mivart, 1865  
                                        Superfamily Cercopithecoidea Gray, 1821  
                                        Superfamily Hominoidea Gray, 1825  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Groves, Colin P.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Primate Taxonomy   
  Page(s): viii+350   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-872-X   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Simiiformes   
  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   
  Reference for: Simiiformes   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Comments: Usually called Anthropoidea; for the potential confusion surrounding this name, and why it is best avoided, see Hoffstetter (1982). McKenna and Bell (1997) divided living members into two superfamilies, Callitrichoidea and Cercopithecoidea (including what are usually separated as Hominoidea), corresponding to parvorders Platyrrhini and Catarrhini recognized herein (where Platyrrhini includes New World taxa in families Cebidae, Aotidae, Pitheciidae, and Atelidae; and Catarrhini includes Old ...  



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