Catarrhini

parvorder of Old World monkeys and the apes, including humans
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Catarrhini is one of the two subdivisions of the higher primates (the other is the New World monkeys). Catarrhines include the Old World monkeys and the apes. Apes are further divided into the lesser apes or gibbons and the great apes, consisting of the orangutans, gorillas, chimpanzees and humans. They are all native to Africa and Asia.

Catarrhini
Temporal range: late Eocene – Present
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Stump-tailed macaques
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Parvorder: Catarrhini
É. Geoffroy, 1812
Families

Cercopithecidae
Hylobatidae
Hominidae