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Barbary macaque, magot (Macaca sylvanus)
Subject: Barbary macaque, magot (Macaca sylvanus)
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Macacus ecaudatus - 1833-1839 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ20000053 - Barbary macaque, magot (Macaca sylvanus).jpg
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Barbary macaque, magot (Macaca sylvanus)

Macacus ecaudatus
Date 1833-1839
Source/Photographer Guérin, Dictionnaire pittoresque d'histoire naturelle, pl. 318
Old Latin name Macacus ecaudatus
New Latin name Macaca sylvanus
Common name Nederlands: Berberaap

The Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus), Barbary ape, or magot is a species of macaque unique for its distribution outside Asia and for its vestigial tail. Found in the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco along with a small population that were introduced from Morocco to Gibraltar, the Barbary macaque is one of the best-known Old World monkey species.

Scientific Name: Macaca sylvanus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names:
English – Barbary Macaque, Barbary Ape, Magot
French – Magot commun, Macaque de Gibraltar, Magot
Spanish – Mona de Berbería, Mona de Gibraltar, Mono de Berberea, Mono de Gibraltar
Macaca sylvana (Linnaeus, 1758) [orth. error]
Simia sylvanus Linnaeus, 1758
Inuus ecaudatus É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812
Simia inuus Linnaeus, 1766
Simia pithecus Schreber, 1799
Pithecus pygmaeus Reichenbach, 1863

Macaca sylvanus
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