Cebidae


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Noun1.Cebidae - all the New World monkeys except marmosets and tamarins
mammal family - a family of mammals
Platyrrhini, superfamily Platyrrhini - New World monkeys: capuchin; douroucouli; howler monkey; saki; spider monkey; squirrel monkey; titi; uakari; woolly monkey; marmoset; tamarin
Cebus, genus Cebus - type genus of the Cebidae
Aotus, genus Aotus - douroucoulis
Alouatta, genus Alouatta - howler monkeys
Ateles, genus Ateles - spider monkeys
genus Saimiri, Saimiri - squirrel monkeys
genus Lagothrix, Lagothrix - woolly monkeys
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Articles cover the full range of manifestations of reproduction and aging in marmosets, tamarins, cebidae, rhesus macaques, Asian colobines, chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans, and the collection concludes with a comparison of primate reproductive aging from lemurs to humans.
Especially as capuchin monkeys which belong to the family of Cebidae look, as their name implies, like little (Capuchin) friars.
Species that are active during daytime and arboreal or arboreal/terrestrial species were found to be more frequently infected than others primates of the Cebidae family (howlers, sakis, and squirrel monkeys); two-toed sloths had the highest prevalence.