night monkey

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night monkey

n.
Any of various small arboreal nocturnal monkeys of the genus Aotus of Central and South America, having large eyes and forming monogamous pair bonds. Also called douroucouli, owl monkey.
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Geoffroy, 1824 Subfamilia Aotinae, familia Cebidae Aotidae, una familia diferente a Cebidae Pseudalopex culpaeus (Molina, 1782) Lycalopex culpaeus (Molina, 1782) Pseudalopex griseus (Gray, 1837) Lycalopex griseus (Gray, 1837) Pseudalopex gymnocercus (G.