Definition of Genus Lagothrix

1. Noun. Woolly monkeys.

Exact synonyms: Lagothrix
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cebidae, Family Cebidae
Member holonyms: Woolly Monkey



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lagothrix

genus Lachnolaimus
genus Lactarius
genus Lactobacillus
genus Lactophrys
genus Lactuca
genus Laelia
genus Lagarostrobus
genus Lagenaria
genus Lagenophera
genus Lagerstroemia
genus Lagidium
genus Lagodon
genus Lagopus
genus Lagorchestes
genus Lagostomus
genus Lagothrix (current term)
genus Laguncularia
genus Lama
genus Lambertia
genus Lambis
genus Laminaria
genus Lamium
genus Lamna
genus Lampris
genus Lampropeltis
genus Languas
genus Lanius
genus Lansium
genus Lanthanotus
genus Laportea

Literary usage of Genus Lagothrix

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

1. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Lagothrix comprises the Gluttonous Monkeys of the interior of South America. The Genus Cebus—Weepers — comprises monkeys which derive their name ..."

2. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by Taylor and Francis, William Jardine (1854)
"The next genus, Lagothrix, is a very interesting one, being quite unknown in Guiana and Eastern Brazil. The species I am acquainted with (L. Humboldtii) is ..."

3. Mammalia: Their Various Orders and Habits Popularly Illustrated by Typical by Louis Figuier, Guillaume Louis Figuier (1870)
"... Guiana, Brazil, and Paraguay. They are chiefly found on the banks of the great rivers, such as the Orinoco, the Magdalene, &c. genus Lagothrix. ..."

4. List of the Vertebrated Animals Now Or Lately Living in the Gardens of the by London Zoo (London, England), Philip Lutley Sclater (1883)
"See also PZS 1870, p. 008, and 1871, p. 225. б. Female. Purchased, May 3, 1872. See PZS 1872, p. 728. c. Female. Deposited, July 7, 1874. Genus LAGOTHRIX. ..."

5. Studies Scientific & Social by Alfred Russel Wallace (1900)
"Closely allied to the last are the Woolly Monkeys of the genus Lagothrix, which have an equally well-developed prehensile tail, but better proportioned ..."

6. Studies Scientific & Social by Alfred Russel Wallace (1900)
"Closely allied to the last are the Woolly Monkeys of the genus Lagothrix, which have an equally well-developed prehensile tail, but better proportioned ..."

7. The Fur Traders and Fur Bearing Animals by Marcus Petersen (1914)
"The best known American Monkeys are some of the species of the Woolly Monkey (genus Lagothrix), the Spider Monkeys of the genera Eriodes and Ateles; ..."

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