Definition of Genus presbytes
1. Noun. Langurs.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Cercopithecidae, Family Cercopithecidae
Member holonyms: Langur
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Presbytes
Literary usage of Genus presbytes
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1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"Among Mammalia the most remarkable form is Loris, a genus of Lemurs altogether peculiar to the sub- region; several peculiar monkeys of the genus Presbytes; ..."
2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The name W., however, more properly belongs to monkeys of the genus Presbytes, natives of Ceylon, to which it is given by the Singhalese, and appears to ..."
3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1865)
"... as to the propriety of the species being classed «long with the genus Presbytes. The writer remarks—" Now that its African habitat is fully established, ..."
4. The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with by Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson (1898)
"... however, more properly belongs to monkeys of the genus presbytes, natives of Ceylon, to which it is given by the Singhalese, and appears to have been ..."
5. Prodromus Faunæ Zeylanicæ: Being Contributions to the Zoology of Ceylon by Edward Frederic Kelaart, George Gardner, Walter Elliot, Edward Blyth, Edgar Leopold Layard (1852)
"... (which they invariably give only to species of the genus Presbytes), has been applied by authors to the black Macacus, is easily explained—,The ..."