List of primates

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Gray mouse lemur

List of primates contains the species in the order Primates and currently contains 16 families and 72 genera. See list of fossil primates for extinct species and List of lemur species.

Suborder Strepsirrhini

Cheirogaleus medius
Microcebus myoxinus
Mirza zaza
Allocebus trichotis
Phaner pallescens
Lemur catta

Infraorder Lemuriformes

Superfamily Lemuroidea

Family Cheirogaleidae: dwarf and mouse lemurs

Family Lemuridae: lemurs

Family Lepilemuridae: sportive lemurs

Family Indriidae: woolly lemurs and allies

Family Daubentoniidae: aye-aye

Superfamily Lorisoidea

Family Lorisidae: lorises, pottos and allies

Family Galagidae: galagos

Suborder Haplorrhini

Infraorder Tarsiiformes

Superfamily Tarsioidea

Family Tarsiidae: tarsiers

Infraorder Simiiformes

Parvorder Platyrrhini

Superfamily Ceboidea

Family Callitrichidae: marmosets and tamarins
Callithrix geoffroyi
Callithrix jacchus
Mico argentatus
Cebuella pygmaea
Leontopithecus rosalia
Leontopithecus chrysomelas
Family Cebidae: capuchins and squirrel monkeys
Cebus capucinus
Sapajus apella
Cebus olivaceus
Saimiri sciureus
Saimiri boliviensis
Family Aotidae: night or owl monkeys or douroucoulis
Family Pitheciidae: titis, sakis and uakaris
Subfamily Callicebinae
Subfamily Pitheciinae
Family Atelidae: howler, spider and woolly monkeys
Subfamily Alouattinae
Alouatta belzebul
Alouatta caraya
Alouatta palliata
Alouatta pigra
Subfamily Atelinae
Ateles paniscus
Ateles hybridus
Ateles fusciceps
Ateles geoffroyi

Parvorder Catarrhini

Allenopithecus nigroviridis
Miopithecus talapoin
Cercopithecus diana
Macaca radiata
Lophocebus albigena
Mandrillus sphinx

Superfamily Cercopithecoidea

Family Cercopithecidae: Old World monkeys
Subfamily Cercopithecinae
Tribe Cercopithecini
Tribe Papionini
Subfamily Colobinae

Superfamily Hominoidea

Family Hylobatidae: gibbons or lesser "apes"
Family Hominidae: great apes, including humans
Subfamily Ponginae
Subfamily Homininae

See also


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