The term “monkey” is a common name that refers to the group of mammals under the infraorder Simiiformes.
Simiiformes is a Primate infraorder that consists of 8 living families. Members of this group are called Anthropoids or simians. This group is often considered a sister group to tarsiers – which together comprise of haplorhines.
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What is the scientific name of Monkey?
The term “monkey” is a common name that refers to the group of mammals under the suborder Simiiformes.