Definition of Genus callithrix

1. Noun. Type genus of the Callithricidae: true marmosets.

Exact synonyms: Callithrix
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Callithricidae, Family Callithricidae
Member holonyms: True Marmoset



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Callithrix

genus Calandrinia
genus Calanthe
genus Calceolaria
genus Calendula
genus Calidris
genus Calla
genus Calliandra
genus Callicebus
genus Callimorpha
genus Callinectes
genus Calliophis
genus Calliphora
genus Callirhoe
genus Callisaurus
genus Callistephus
genus Callithrix
genus Callitriche
genus Callitris
genus Callophis
genus Callorhinus
genus Calluna
genus Calocarpum
genus Calocedrus
genus Calochortus
genus Calophyllum
genus Calopogon
genus Calosoma
genus Caltha
genus Calvatia
genus Calycanthus

Literary usage of Genus callithrix

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Hand-book to the Primates by Henry Ogg Forbes (1897)
"genus callithrix (Vol. I., p. 158). Two species have been described from the Pleistocene bone- caves of Brazil: CALLITHRIX ..."

2. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus callithrix comprises the Squirrel Monkeys, which are of small size and prettily colored. They are found chiefly on the banks of the Orinoco. ..."

3. The Empire of Brazil at the Universal Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia by Brazil (1876)
"The following -species are of the genus Callithrix: the black marmoset (C. amictus), the masqued marmoset (C. personatus), and the red marmoset (C. moloch) ..."

4. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus callithrix comprises the Squirrel Monkeys, which are of small size and prettily colored. They are found chiefly on the banks of the Orinoco. ..."

5. Zoology: A Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits, Instincts by William Benjamin Carpenter (1848)
"... upon very slight provocation. In their dentition, they somewhat approach the Lemurs.—The genus Callithrix comprehends the ..."

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