Definition of Pithecia
1. Noun. Sakis.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cebidae, Family Cebidae
Member holonyms: Saki
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pithecia
Literary usage of Pithecia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of Monkeys, Lemurs, and Fruit-eating Bats in the Collection of the by John Edward Gray (1870)
"Lower jaw not dilated behind. Fur harsh, elongate. Claws blunt. 9. pithecia. Tail club-shaped. Hair of crown like a wig. Chin slightly bearded. Tribe VTI. ..."
2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1834)
"It is the pithecia ... colouring which exist between this individual and the published description by the Baron Humboldt of the pithecia Chiropotes: these ..."
3. List of the Vertebrated Animals Now Or Lately Living in the Gardens of the by London Zoo (London, England), Philip Lutley Sclater (1883)
"pithecia satanás (Hoffm.). Black Saki. Hob. Lower Amazons. a. ... A. Purchased, April 7, 1880. i. Purchased, Oct. 21, 1880. 99. pithecia ..."