Friday Know Your Primates: Proboscis Monkey

Suborder Anthropoidea
Infraorder Catarrhini
Superfamily Cercopithecoidea
Family Cercopithecidae
Subfamily Colobinae
Genus Nasalis
Species Nasalis concolor (simakobu)
Nasalis larvatus (proboscis monkey)
Today’s primate is the proboscis monkey. The Simakobu, Nasalis concoor, was originally considered to be in a separate genus (Simias to be exact) will be discussed in a future post.

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