genus Tarsius


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Noun1.genus Tarsius - type and sole genus of the family Tarsiidaegenus Tarsius - type and sole genus of the family Tarsiidae
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Tarsiidae, Tarsiidae - coextensive with the genus Tarsius: tarsiers
tarsier - nocturnal arboreal primate of Indonesia and the Philippines having huge eyes and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing; the only primate that spurns all plant material as food living entirely on insects and small vertebrates
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Although the skull and skeleton of the new species of Ourayia have yet to be found, it is likely that this species had life habits similar to those of modern tarsiers (from the genus Tarsius) and lived in a much wetter climate than prevails in San Diego today.