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Taxon profile

order

primates
Primates Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals

Temporal range:Upper Cretaceous - recent

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Important groups

Lemuridae - true lemurs, Cebidae - new world monkeys, Cercopithecidae - old world monkeys, Hominidae - hominids
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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 5

suborder Haplorrhini Pocock, 1918 - tarsiers, monkeys and apes
suborder Strepsirrhini E. Geoffroy, 1812 - half-monkies
suborder Plesiadapiformes Simons & Tattersall, 1972

Primates incertae sedis

family Purgatoriidae Gunnell, 1989

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Primates]

Data source info

Anděra M. (1997): Svět zvířat I - Savci, Albatros, Praha, 143 str.

Hajn V. (1999): Ekologie člověka, Univerzita Palackého, Olomouc, 236 pp.

Haaramo M.: Mikko's Phylogeny Archive [http://www.fmnh.helsinki.fi/users/haaram...]
Hominidae [online Fri, 23 Jan 2004 12:27:45 GMT]

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extinct taxon