PithecheirmelanurusF. G. Cuvier, 1833 Taxonomic Serial No.: 585465
Taxonomy and Nomenclature
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Guy G. Musser
Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024
Michael D. Carleton
Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560
Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.
Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing
xviii + 1207
Smithsonian Institution Press
Washington, DC, USA
Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing
The name [Pithecheir melanurus] is often attributed to Cuvier 1833 (e.g., Ellerman, 1941; Musser and Carleton, 1993), 'which was a vernacular description of 'Pithecheir melanure' and has no validity' (Ellerman and Morrison-Scott, 1955:39) (Wilson and Reeder, 2005)
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