Cebidae


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Cebidae

[′seb·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The New World monkeys, a family of primates in the suborder Anthropoidea including the capuchins and howler monkeys.

Cebidae

 

(New World monkeys), a family of platyrrhine monkeys. The body length ranges from 24 to 91 cm. The tail is long and, in many species, prehensile. The fur is thick and varies in color. The teeth number 36. The family comprises 11 genera, including Aotus (douroucoulis), Alouatta (howling monkeys), Cebus (capuchin monkeys), Saimiri (squirrel monkeys), and Ateles (spider monkeys); there are 29 species. The Cebidae are distributed in Central and South America. They are arboreal, diurnal (except Aotus), and gregarious. The diet consists of plants, insects, birds, and bird eggs.

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Varela (2005) describe las caracteristicas externas de primates de la familia Cebidae y aspectos breves sobre los sistemas y organos de los sentidos.
Orden Familia IU CN 2008 DS 034 CITES 2010 Cingulata Myrmecophagidae Myrmecophaga tridactyla VU II Primates Cebidae Saguinus fuscicollis II Aotus azarae II Cebus apella II Saimiri boliviensis II Pitheciidae Callicebus aureipalatii II Atelidae Alouatta sara II Ateles chamek EN VU II Lagothrix cana EN VU II Rodentia Cuniculidae Cuniculus paca III Carnivora Felidae Leopardus pardalis I Puma concolor I Ursidae Tremarctos ornatus VU EN I Perissodactyla Tapiridae Tapirus terrestris VU VU II Cetartiodactyla Tayassuidae Pecari tajacu II Tayassu pecari II
Palabras clave: Parasitos intestinales, monos congo, Alouatta palliata, Cebidae, Primates, Costa Rica.
A nivel de familias, se ha presentado una reevaluacion de las relaciones entre Primates, entre las que se destaca el apoyo dado al nombre Callithrichidae (Rylands y Mittermeier, 2009), contrario a la sugerencia de Groves (2005) quien lo incluye en Cebidae.
2000) y Groves (2001, 2005) incluyeron los Callitrichinae con los Cebinae y Saimirinae en Cebidae, apoyados por evidencia molecular (Rosenberger, 1981).
Endo y ectoparasitosis en mono aullador (Alouatta caraya) (Humbolt, 1812), Mammalia, Cebidae.
Especies Localidades de Muestreo SP ER W1 DIDELPHIMORPHIA Didelphidae Didelphis pernigra * 4, 5 1 Gracilinanus 8 aceramarcae (^) Marmosops noctivagus 7 Metachirus 1, 5, 7 nudicaudatus Marmosa regina 7 Monodelphis osgoodi * 8 Monodelphis peruviana 8 PAUCITUBERCULATA Caenolestidae Lestoros inca (^) 7, 8 CINGULATA Dasypodidae Dasypus novemcinctus 5 5 PILOSA Bradypodidae Bradypus variegatus 5 PRIMATES Cebidae Aotus sp.
Orden Primates Linnaeus, 1758 Familia Cebidae Bonaparte, 1831 Cebus apella (Linnaeus, 1758)--Cai, Kai