TABLE 1

Classification of the 10 primate species used in the laboratory exercise described in the text

Common nameDescriptionFamilyGenusSpecies
HumanHominidaeHomosapiens
ChimpanzeeGreat apePongidaePantroglodytes
BonoboGreat apePongidaePanpaniscus
GorillaGreat apePongidaeGorillagorilla
OrangutanGreat apePongidaePongopygmaeus
GibbonApeHylobatesHylobateslar
Vervet monkeyOld World monkeyCercopithecidaeCercopithecusaethiops
Rhesus macaqueOld World monkeyCercopithecidaeMacacamulatta
BaboonOld World monkeyCercopithecidaePapiohamadryas
Howler monkeyNew World monkeyCebidaeAlouattapigra