vervet monkey
Chlorocebus aethiops Linnaeus


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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Theria
Order: Primates
Family: Cercopithecidae
Genus: Chlorocebus
Subject: Chlorocebus aethiops Linnaeus

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
grivet, green monkey


Wildlife - Mammals


Common Name Reference: Encyclopedia of Life. Available from

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