The term “Old World monkey” refers to the primates that make up the taxonomic family known as “Cercopithecidae“; they are mostly spread across Africa and Asia.
The family is split into two subfamilies: Cercopithecinae, which has 78 species, and Colobinae, which has 82 species.
Characteristics of Old-World Monkeys
Here are the main characteristics shared by Old World monkeys:
Types of Old-World Monkeys