genus Pithecia


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Noun1.genus Pithecia - sakisgenus Pithecia - sakis          
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cebidae, family Cebidae - all the New World monkeys except marmosets and tamarins
saki - small arboreal monkey of tropical South America with long hair and bushy nonprehensile tail
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We also recorded, by direct observation, one form of the genus Pithecia with a white facial mask with yellowish cheeks, which can be an intermediary form between subspecies of this genus.
Support for this comes from our preliminary observations of another form of the genus Chiropotes, and possibly of the genus Pithecia, although proof of this requires the collection of specimens and further morphological and genetic analysis.
Our records of species from the genus Pithecia and Chiropotes are examples of these problems.