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Fossilworks: Macaca mulatta

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Osteichthyes - Primates - Cercopithecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232541

Alternative combination: Cercopithecus mulatta

Synonyms: Macacus (Pithex) oinops Hodgson 1840 (no. 237490), Macacus rhesus Audebert 1798 (no. 232614), Simia (Cercopithecus) fulvus Kerr 1792 (no. 237487), Simia erythraea Shaw 1800 (no. 237488), Simia rhesus Audebert 1798 (no. 232613)

Belongs to Macaca according to M. A. C. Hinton and R. C. Wroughton 1921

Sister taxa: Macaca arctoides, Macaca assamensis, Macaca cyclopis, Macaca fascicularis, Macaca florentina, Macaca mordax, Macaca nemestrina, Macaca phaeura, Macaca prisca, Macaca radiata, Macaca silenus, Macaca sinica, Macaca sylvanus, Macaca thibetana, Macacus (Pithex), Macacus cynomolgus, Macacus eocaenus, Macacus priscus, Macacus robustus, Macacus sivalensus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 172.8, fibula length 146.1, humerus length 148.9, radius length 146.5, scapula 73.7 x 50.8, skull 115.2 x 83.5, tibia length 156.3, ulna length 163.5

Estimated body mass: 14.9 kg based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length