Ateles geoffroyi

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ateles geoffroyi - arboreal monkey of tropical America with long slender legs and long prehensile tailAteles geoffroyi - arboreal monkey of tropical America with long slender legs and long prehensile tail
New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian - hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
Ateles, genus Ateles - spider monkeys
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
For surveillance of presence of this disease in southeastern Mexico, we placed adult mosquito traps in the tree canopy using spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi Kuhl [Atelidae]) as bait.
Distribucion y abundancia del mono arana (Ateles geoffroyi vellerosus) en los humedales de la reserva de la biosfera La Encrucijada, Chiapas (Tesis de Licenciatura).
The deforestation here has also put wildlife species, like the Azuero spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi azuerensis), under threat.
Levy walk patterns in the foraging movements of spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi).
On 27 July 2015, an Ateles geoffroyi was observed and photographed in captivity in Catacamas, Olancho, Honduras.
Tanimoto discovered the largest unprotected virgin cloud forest in Central America, Cerro el Amay, a habitat for multiple endangered species, including the red-listed Highland guan (Penelopina nigra), the endangered black-handed spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi), and the critically-endangered Guatemalan spike-thumb frog (Plectrohyla guatemalensis).
Arroyo-Rodriguez, "Seasonal differences in activity patterns of Geoffroyi's spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) living in continuous and fragmented forests in Southern Mexico," International Journal of Primatology, vol.
Over 90 per cent of black howler monkey (Alouatta pigra) and Yucatan spider monkey (Ateles geoffroyi yucatanensis) known habitats have been damaged by cyclones in the past, and studies have documented ways they are able to adapt to the detrimental effects of these natural disasters.