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Chlorocebus 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: 2020(1981)

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Tree Number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.

MeSH Unique ID: D002522

Registry Number: txid9534

Entry Terms:

  • Cercopithecus aethiops
  • Cercopithecus griseus
  • Cercopithecus griseoviridis
  • Lasiopyga weidholzi
  • Monkey, Vervet
  • Vervet Monkeys
  • Cercopithecus tantalus
  • Vervet Monkey
  • Savannah Monkey
  • Monkey, Savannah
  • Savannah Monkeys
  • Chlorocebus pygerythrus
  • Cercopithecus pygerythrus
  • Monkey, Grivet
  • Cercopithecus sabeus
  • Grivet Monkey
  • Grivet Monkeys
  • Chlorocebus cynosuros
  • Chlorocebus cynosuro
  • Chlorocebus cynosurus
  • Monkey, Green
  • African Green Monkey
  • Green Monkey, African
  • Monkey, African Green
  • Green Monkey
  • Green Monkeys
  • Malbrouck
  • Malbroucks
  • Malbrouck Monkey
  • Malbrouck Monkeys
  • Monkey, Malbrouck

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