from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of the subfamily Pitheciineæ, containing such species as P. satanas, the black couxio. They are known as sakis amd fox-tailed monkeys. See cut on following page.

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  • n. sakis


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  • The nine primates include howler monkeys Alouatta seniculus, night monkeys Aotus trivirgatus, titi monkeys Callicebus torquatus, black uakari Cacajao melanocephalus, weeper capuchins Cebus olivaceus, and white-faced sakis Pithecia pithecia.

    Canaima National Park, Venezuela

  • These include: Saguinus midas, Saimiri sciureus, Pithecia pithecia, Cebus apella, and Alouatta seniculus.

    Paramaribo swamp forests

  • Within the patch, surrounded on all sides by pasture and sunlight and the perversities of subsidy economics, lives a small population of Pithecia pithecia.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Coloring is far from uniform within Pithecia pithecia, another case of intraspecific variation.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • These individuals belong, more precisely, to Pithecia pithecia chrysocephala, the golden-faced subspecies of the white-faced saki.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Of Pithecia pithecia chrysocephala, the golden-faced saki, only six individuals remain.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • East of the Rio Negro lives a third species of sloth monkey, now known as Pithecia pithecia.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • There are over 50 species of mammals present including opossums, bats, primates such as capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella), squirrel monkeys (Saimira sciureus), howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus) and Guianan saki (Pithecia pithecia), giant ant-eater (Myrmecophaga triactyla), carnivores including jaguar (Panthera onca), puma (Puma concolor), and ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), ungulates and rodents including the capybara (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris).

    Guianan mangroves

  • These include the White-faced Saki (Pithecia pithecia) and the common squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) red howler monkey (Alouatta senculus), black spider monkey (Ateles paniscus), red-handed tamarin (Saguinus midas), brown capuchin (Cebus apella) the weeper capuchin (Cebus nigrivittatus) and the black saki (Chiropotes satanas).

    Central Suriname Nature Reserve, Suriname

  • This number includes 9 primates that live here including howler monkeys (Alouatta seniculus), night monkeys (Aotus trivirgatus), titi monkeys (Callicebus torquatus), black uakari (Cacajao melanocephalus), weeper capuchins (Cebus olivaceus), and white-faced sakis (Pithecia pithecia).



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