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[edit]

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

Infraorder Lemuriformes[edit]

Superfamily Lemuroidea[edit]

Family Cheirogaleidae: dwarf and mouse lemurs[edit]
Family Lemuridae: lemurs[edit]
Family Lepilemuridae: sportive lemurs[edit]
Family Indriidae: woolly lemurs and allies[edit]
Family Daubentoniidae: aye-aye[edit]

Superfamily Lorisoidea[edit]

Family Lorisidae: lorises, pottos and allies[edit]
Family Galagidae: galagos[edit]

Suborder Haplorrhini[edit]

Infraorder Tarsiiformes[edit]

Family Tarsiidae: tarsiers[edit]

Infraorder Simiiformes[edit]

Parvorder Platyrrhini[edit]

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

Parvorder Catarrhini[edit]

Allenopithecus nigroviridis
Miopithecus talapoin
Cercopithecus diana
Macaca radiata
Lophocebus albigena
Mandrillus sphinx
Superfamily Cercopithecoidea[edit]
Family Cercopithecidae: Old World monkeys[edit]
Subfamily Cercopithecinae
Subfamily Colobinae
Superfamily Hominoidea[edit]
Family Hylobatidae: gibbons or lesser "apes"[edit]
Family Hominidae: great apes, including humans[edit]
Subfamily Ponginae
Orangutan
Subfamily Homininae
Gorilla
Chimpanzee
Bonobo

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