Platyrrhini


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Noun1.Platyrrhini - New World monkeys: capuchin; douroucouli; howler monkey; saki; spider monkey; squirrel monkey; titi; uakari; woolly monkey; marmoset; tamarin
mammal family - a family of mammals
Anthropoidea, suborder Anthropoidea - monkeys; apes; hominids
New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian - hairy-faced arboreal monkeys having widely separated nostrils and long usually prehensile tails
Cebidae, family Cebidae - all the New World monkeys except marmosets and tamarins
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The lateral meniscus has a crescentic shape in Prosimii, in Platyrrhini (New World monkeys) and in Pongo pygmaeus.
Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1812 Infraorder Adapiformes ([dagger]) Hoffstetter, 1977 Superfamily Adapoidea ([dagger]) Trouessart, 1879 Infraorder Lemuriformes Gregory, 1915 Superfamily Lemuroidea Gray, 1821 Superfamily Cheirogaleoidea Gray, 1872 Superfamily Indrioidea Burnett, 1828 Superfamily Daubentonioidea Gray, 1863 Infraorder Lorisiformes Gregory, 1915 Superfamily Lorisoidea Gray, 1821 Suborder Haplorrhini Pocock, 1918 Infraorder Tarsiiformes Gregory, 1915 Superfamily Omomyoidea ([dagger]) Trouessart, 1879 Superfamily Tarsioidea Gray, 1825 Infraorder Simiiformes Hoffstetter, 1974 (=Anthropoidea Mivart, 1864) Parvorder Platyrrhini E.
The topics include prosimians and the second radiation, paleobiogeographical perspectives on the origin of the Platyrrhini, species diversity and diet in monkeys and apes during the Miocene, the single-species hypothesis of competitive exclusion among lower Pleistocene hominids, and a molecular approach to the question of human origins.
Notable endemic animal taxa include Ramphastidae, Tinamidae, Trochilidae and Troglodytidae among birds, as well as the mammalian groups Didelphidae, the Platyrrhini monkey families, and the superorder Xenarthra (Edentata).