Definition of Genus Pithecia

1. Noun. Sakis.

Exact synonyms: Pithecia
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cebidae, Family Cebidae
Member holonyms: Saki



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pithecia

genus Pipistrellus
genus Pipra
genus Piptadenia
genus Pipturus
genus Piqueria
genus Piranga
genus Piroplasma
genus Pisanosaurus
genus Piscidia
genus Pisonia
genus Pistacia
genus Pistia
genus Pisum
genus Pithecanthropus
genus Pithecellobium
genus Pithecia (current term)
genus Pithecolobium
genus Pitta
genus Pituophis
genus Pitymys
genus Pityrogramma
genus Placuna
genus Plagianthus
genus Planera
genus Planococcus
genus Plantago
genus Plasmodiophora
genus Plasmodium
genus Platalea
genus Platanthera

Literary usage of Genus Pithecia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1850)
"... the crown like a wig, and the chin slightly bearded ; the lower cutting teeth rather shelving. This is the genus Pithecia, as restricted by Spix ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"The genus Pithecia, the Sakis, consists of five species with long bushy tails, ... Like the last genus, Pithecia does not extend into Central America. ..."

3. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Pithecia comprises the Fox-tailed Monkeys, so called from their long and bushy tails. The Genus Callithrix comprises the Squirrel Monkeys, ..."

4. Natural History: A Manual of Zo├Âlogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1870)
"The genus Pithecia comprises the Fox-tailed Monkeys, so called from their long and bushy tails. The Genus Callithrix comprises the Squirrel Monkeys, ..."

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