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Cercopithecus aethiops

A species of CERCOPITHECUS containing three subspecies: C. tantalus, C. pygerythrus, and C. sabeus. They are found in the forests and savannah of Africa. The African green monkey (C. pygerythrus) is the natural host of SIMIAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS and is used in AIDS research.

Year introduced: 1991(1981)

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Tree Number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.

MeSH Unique ID: D002522

Entry Terms:

  • Chlorocebus aethiops
  • Chlorocebus aethiop
  • aethiop, Chlorocebus
  • aethiops, Chlorocebus
  • Monkey, Vervet
  • Monkeys, Vervet
  • Vervet Monkeys
  • Cercopithecus tantalus
  • Vervet Monkey
  • Savannah Monkey
  • Monkey, Savannah
  • Monkeys, Savannah
  • Savannah Monkeys
  • Monkey, Grivet
  • Cercopithecus sabeus
  • Grivet Monkey
  • Grivet Monkeys
  • Monkeys, Grivet
  • Monkey, Green
  • African Green Monkey
  • Green Monkey, African
  • Green Monkey
  • Green Monkeys
  • Monkeys, Green
  • Cercopithecus pygerythrus
  • Monkey, African Green

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