Theropithecus

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Theropithecus
Gelada (Theropithecus gelada gelada) male.jpg
Male gelada
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Cercopithecidae
Subfamily: Cercopithecinae
Tribe: Papionini
Genus: Theropithecus
I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1843
Species

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Theropithecus is a genus of primates in the family Cercopithecidae. It contains a single living species, the gelada, (Theropithecus gelada), native to the Ethiopian Highlands.

Additional species are known from fossils, including:

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