Definition of Alouatta
1. Noun. Howler monkeys.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cebidae, Family Cebidae
Member holonyms: Howler, Howler Monkey
Medical Definition of Alouatta
1. A genus of the subfamily alouattinae, family cebidae, composed of six species. They are a. Belzebul (black and red howler), a. Caraya (black howler), a. Fusca (brown howler), a. Palliata (mantled howler), a. Seniculus (red howler), and a. Villosa (also known as a. Pigra; guatemalan howler). They inhabit the forests of central and south america. Howlers travel in groups and define their territories by howling accompanied by vigorously shaking and breaking branches. (12 Dec 1998)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alouatta
Literary usage of Alouatta
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Origin and Evolution of the Human Dentition by William King Gregory (1922)
"However, the antero- posterior expansion of the molars in alouatta may rather be ... It has already been noted that, as alouatta is only a single and ..."
2. List of North American Land Mammals in the United States National Museum, 1911 by Gerrit Smith Miller (1912)
"112, Apr. 30, 1910) this is a synonym of A. palliata palliata. t*alouatta palliata mexicana Merriam. 1902. alouatta palliata mexicana MERRIAM, Proc. Biol. ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1912)
"alouatta ululata sp. nov. ... figure and his description do not agree, and the latter cannot be strictly applied to any species of alouatta known. ..."
4. An Introduction to the Mammalian Dentition by Thomas Wingate Todd (1918)
"Another feature associated in alouatta with the purely herbivorous diet is the upward extension of the mandibular ramus which brings the condyle to a level ..."
5. Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Research Animals by Ilar, National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"GUIDELINES FOR THE HUMANE TRANSPORTATION OF RESEARCH ANIMALS TABLE 2-5 CITES Listed Species of Nonhuman Primates Appendix I Appendix II alouatta ..."
6. Die Formenentwickelung am Skelet des menschlichen Thorax: Anatomisch by Carl Hueter (1865)
"Among the New-World monkeys which I have studied, this index exceeds 100.0 only in a single alouatta palliata (WR TJ. no. B 340), in which it is 105.4. ..."
7. The Barnacles (Cirripedia) Contained in the Collections of the U.S. National by Henry Augustus Pilsbry (1907)
"alouatta palliata mexicana Merriam. Biological Survey collection. Proe. Biol. Soc. Wash., XV. p. n?, Man-h ±i, 1902. 79398. Skin and skull. Adult male. ..."