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SPECIES Papio hamadryas

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 27.
Common Name:Hamadryas Baboon
Type Locality:Egypt.
Distribution:Arid zone of Red Sea coast of Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, N Somalia, Yemen, Saudi Arabia.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Includes anubis, cynocephalus, papio, and ursinus according to Szalay and Delson (1979:336), but see Jolly and Brett (1973:85), Dandelot (1974:9), Corbet and Hill (1980:88), Groves (2001c) and others who recognized these as distinct species.
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Synonyms:

    aegyptiaca (Gray, 1870)
    arabicus Thomas, 1900
    brockmani Elliot, 1909
    chaeropitheus (Lesson, 1840)
    cynamolgus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    nedjo (Reichenbach, 1863)
    wagleri (Agassiz, 1828)

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