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Baboon


  • Externally Sourced Definition: * A genus of the subfamily CERCOPITHECINAE, family CERCOPITHECIDAE, consisting of five named species: PAPIO URSINUS (chacma baboon), PAPIO CYNOCEPHALUS (yellow baboon), PAPIO PAPIO (western baboon), PAPIO ANUBIS (or olive baboon), and PAPIO HAMADRYAS (hamadryas baboon). Members of the Papio genus inhabit open woodland, savannahs, grassland, and rocky hill country. Some authors consider MANDRILLUS a subgenus of Papio. (MSH) * Large terrestrial monkey found in Africa and Arabia; the largest non-Hominid member of the primate order. They have long dog-like muzzles, close-set eyes, heavy powerful jaws, thick fur except on their muzzle, short tail and often brightly coloured ischial callosities. (NCI) * large terrestrial monkey found in Africa and Arabia; has long doglike muzzle, large cheek pouches, and a short tail. (CSP)
  • Definition Source: UMLS
  • NCBI Taxonomic Scientific Name: Papio
  • NCBI Taxonomic ID: 9554
  • GBIF Taxonomic Key ID: 345298
  • GBIF ID: 13231898

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Created27 July 2007  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionSourceUMLS  +
EditorialNoteThis class is not intended to present a normative, comprehensive, taxonomic hierarchy, but rather is provided as an approximate indication of the phylogenetic relatedness amongst the taxonomic groups nested under it (BB).
ExternallySourcedDefinition* A genus of the subfamily CERCOPITHECINAE * A genus of the subfamily CERCOPITHECINAE, family CERCOPITHECIDAE, consisting of five named species: PAPIO URSINUS (chacma baboon), PAPIO CYNOCEPHALUS (yellow baboon), PAPIO PAPIO (western baboon), PAPIO ANUBIS (or olive baboon), and PAPIO HAMADRYAS (hamadryas baboon). Members of the Papio genus inhabit open woodland, savannahs, grassland, and rocky hill country. Some authors consider MANDRILLUS a subgenus of Papio. (MSH) * Large terrestrial monkey found in Africa and Arabia; the largest non-Hominid member of the primate order. They have long dog-like muzzles, close-set eyes, heavy powerful jaws, thick fur except on their muzzle, short tail and often brightly coloured ischial callosities. (NCI) * large terrestrial monkey found in Africa and Arabia; has long doglike muzzle, large cheek pouches, and a short tail. (CSP) rge cheek pouches, and a short tail. (CSP)
GbifID13231898  +
Idbirnlex_120  +
LabelBaboon  +
ModifiedDate8 June 2009  +
SuperCategoryCercopithecinae  +
TaxID9554  +
TaxKey345298  +
TaxNamePapio  +
UmlscuiC0030362  +