Definition of Genus presbytes

1. Noun. Langurs.

Exact synonyms: Mammal Semnopithecus, Presbytes
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cercopithecidae, Family Cercopithecidae
Member holonyms: Langur



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Presbytes

genus Porphyrula
genus Portulaca
genus Portunus
genus Porzana
genus Potamogale
genus Potamogeton
genus Potamophis
genus Potentilla
genus Poterium
genus Pothos
genus Potorous
genus Potos
genus Pouteria
genus Praunus
genus Prenanthes
genus Presbytes
genus Priacanthus
genus Primula
genus Prinia
genus Priodontes
genus Prionace
genus Prionotus
genus Pristis
genus Pritzelago
genus Proboscidea
genus Procavia
genus Procellaria
genus Prociphilus
genus Procnias
genus Proconsul

Literary usage of Genus presbytes

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1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"Among Mammalia the most remarkable form is Loris, a genus of Lemurs altogether peculiar to the sub- region; several peculiar monkeys of the genus Presbytes; ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The name W., however, more properly belongs to monkeys of the genus Presbytes, natives of Ceylon, to which it is given by the Singhalese, and appears to ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1865)
"... as to the propriety of the species being classed «long with the genus Presbytes. The writer remarks—" Now that its African habitat is fully established, ..."

4. The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with by Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson (1898)
"... however, more properly belongs to monkeys of the genus presbytes, natives of Ceylon, to which it is given by the Singhalese, and appears to have been ..."

5. Prodromus Faunæ Zeylanicæ: Being Contributions to the Zoology of Ceylon by Edward Frederic Kelaart, George Gardner, Walter Elliot, Edward Blyth, Edgar Leopold Layard (1852)
"... (which they invariably give only to species of the genus Presbytes), has been applied by authors to the black Macacus, is easily explained—,The ..."

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