Primate Higher Taxonomy (based on Groves 2001, 2005)*

 Order Primates Linnaeus, 1758


 Suborder Strepsirrhini E. Geoffroy-Saint Hilaire, 1812


 Infraorder Lemuriformes Gray, 1821


 Superfamily Cheirogaleoidea Gray, 1873


 Family Cheirogaleidae Gray, 1873


 Superfamily Lemuroidea Gray, 1821


 Family Lemuridae Gray, 1821


 Family Lepilemuridae, Gray 187o


 Family Indriidae Burnett, 1828


 Infraorder Chiromyiformes Anthony and Coupin, 1931


 Family Daubentoniidae Gray, 1863


 Infraorder Lorisiformes Gregory, 1915


 Family Lorisidae, Gray 1821


 Family Galagidae Gray 1825


 Suborder Haplorrhini Pocock, 1918


 Infraorder Tarsiiformes Gregory, 1915


 Family TarsiidaeGray, 1825


 Infraorder Simiiformes Haeckel, 1866


 Parvorder Platyrrhini E. Geoffroy-Saint Hilaire, 1812


 Family Callitrichidae Gray, 1821

NB. Groves has Callitrichidae as a subfamily of the Cebidae

 Family Cebidae Bonaparte, 1831


 Subfamily Cebinae Bonaparte, 1831


 Subfamily Saimiriinae Miller, 1812


 Family Aotidae Elliot, 1913


 Family Pitheciidae Mivart, 1865


 Subfamily Callicebinae Pocock, 1825


 Subfamily Pitheciinae Mivart, 1865


 Family Atelidae Gray, 1825


 Subfamily Alouattinae Gray, 1825


 Subfamily Atelinae Gray, 1825


 Parvorder Catarrhini E. Geoffroy-Saint Hilaire, 1812


 Superfamily Cercopithecoidea Gray, 1821


 Family Cercopithecidae Gray, 1821


 Subfamily Cercopithecinae Gray, 1821


 Subfamily Colobinae Jerdon, 1876


 Superfamily Hominoidea Gray, 1825


 Family Hylobatidae Gray, 1871


 Family Hominidae Gray, 1825



*Groves, C. P. 2001. Primate Taxonomy. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.

*Groves, C. P. 2005. Order Primates. In: Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third Edition, D. E. Wilson & D. M. Reeder (eds), pp. 111–184. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD.