Definition of Suborder Anthropoidea
1. Noun. Monkeys; apes; hominids.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Order Primates, Primates
Member holonyms: Anthropoid Ape, Hominoidea, Superfamily Hominoidea, Family Hominidae, Hominidae, Family Pongidae, Pongidae, Family Hylobatidae, Hylobatidae, Cercopithecidae, Family Cercopithecidae, Platyrrhini, Superfamily Platyrrhini
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Anthropoidea
Literary usage of Suborder Anthropoidea
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)
"f Suborder Lemuroidea Primates -j suborder Anthropoidea f Lemurs of Madagascar Lorises, galagos, etc., of Asia and i Africa Tarsius of Borneo and other ..."
2. The Mammals of Illinois and Wisconsin by Charles Barney Cory (1912)
"suborder Anthropoidea. Monkeys, Apes, Man. Having separated the mammals into subclasses, orders and suborders, the systematist still further divides them ..."
3. Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) by Richard Lydekker (1887)
"... of families and genera already mentioned in this work the references are given to the pages where they occur.'] Order PRIMATES. Suborder ANTHROPOIDEA. ..."
4. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, Bennett J. Cohen, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"... common practice in the United States, humans, apes, and Old World and New World monkeys are placed in the suborder, Anthropoidea, or "manlike" primates. ..."