from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of South American monkeys, of the family Cebidæ and subfamily Cebinæ; the woolly monkeys.
- noun A monkey of this genus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- proper noun A mammal genus comprising the woolly monkeys.
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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the subfamily Atelinae— the woolly monkeys.
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- noun woolly monkeys
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Vagrant mammals that travel between flooded and non-flooded forests include squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus), brown pale-fronted capuchins (Cebus albifrons), woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha), and collared peccaries (Tayassu tajacu).
This is the eastern limit of the woolly monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha).
Primates such as squirrel monkeys with naked ears (Saimiri ustus, a narrow endemic), brown pale-fronted capuchins (Cebus albifrons), woolly monkeys (Lagothrix lagothricha), and five species of titi monkeys (Callicebus) occur here with C. dubius, C. cinerascens, and C. torquatus being endemic to this lowland Amazon region.
There are several notable mammal species, such as endemic yellow-tailed wooly monkey Lagothrix flavicauda (CR), a species previously believed to be extinct by 1926.
(_Lagothrix_), are the largest of American monkeys, but are not so tall as the Coaitas.
Geoffroy believes, a new genus (Lagothrix) between the ateles and the alouates.
The third and last genus of the Sapajous is that termed _Lagothrix_.
They belong to the species of Lagothrix, and are closely allied to the coaitas.
Anatomy; it forms, as Geoffroy believes, a new genus (Lagothrix) between the ateles and the alouates.
Woolly monkey, Lagothrix lagotricha poeppigii, is threatening across from the canopy tower at the Tiputni Biodiversity Station, Ecuador.