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Definition of the noun alouatta

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noun - plural: -

  1. howler monkeys


Alouatta is a musical group.

  • albums: "Animal", "Manos Arriba!"

Phrases with Alouatta

Phrases starting with the word Alouatta:

  1. Alouatta sara
  2. Alouatta fusca
  3. Alouatta pigra
  4. Alouatta caraya
  5. Alouatta Guariba
  6. Alouatta belzebul
  7. Alouatta palliata
  8. Alouatta coibensis
  9. Alouatta seniculus
  10. Alouatta Seniculus Juara
  11. Alouatta Palliata Mexicana
  12. Alouatta Palliata Palliata
  13. Alouatta Palliata Trabeata

Phrase ending with the word Alouatta:

  1. genus alouatta

Other phrases containing the word Alouatta:

  1. species Alouatta sara
  2. species Alouatta fusca
  3. species Alouatta pigra
  4. species Alouatta caraya
  5. species Alouatta belzebul
  6. species Alouatta palliata

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alouatta

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Google previewFive New World Primates (2014)

A Study in Comparative Ecology by John Terborgh

Alouatta is the most folivorous of the New World monkeys ...

Google previewPrimate Cytogenetics and Comparative Genomics (2006)

Florence, August, 29-30th, 2004 by Luca Sineo, Roscoe Stanyon

With this approach a single parsimonious tree has been constructed where Alouatta is a monophyletic clade with two distinct species groups: A. caraya and A. belzebuth in one group and A.s. macconnelli, A. sara, A.s. arctoidea and fusca in ...

Google previewRobustness, Plasticity, and Evolvability in Mammals (2012)

A Thermal Niche Approach by Clara B Jones

Alouatta is a relatively well-described and highly diverse genus, well suited to study theoretical and empirical questions related to thermal tolerance evolvability . For example, compared to congenerics, endangered black howlers (A. pigra) ...

Google previewPrimate Adaptation and Evolution (2013)

by John G. Fleagle

Among the atelids, Alouatta is the sister taxon to the other genera. Within cebids, the relationships among Aotus, cebines, and callitrichines remain unresolved. The molecular results generally agree with earlier morphological studies of ...

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Mammals (2009)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Allactaga severtzovi Allactaga vinogradovi Allactaga williamsi Allactodipus bobrinskii Allenopithecus nigroviridis Allocricetulus eversmanni Alouatta ( seniculus) macconnelli Alouatta belzebul Alouatta pigra Alticola roylei Alticola stoliczkanus ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1915)

The best-known forms are those of southern Brazil, such as the very black shaggy howler, or guereba {Alouatta caraya) , of which the females and young are dingy white, and the brown ara- guata, or ursine howler {Alouatta ursina). The red ...

Google previewNational Geographic Animal Encyclopedia (2012)

2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More! by Lucy H. Spelman

BLACK HOWLER ALOUATTA CA IAYA RANGE: Central South America SIZEi 8.6 to 22 lb (4 to to kg) DIET: Leaves. some fruit. buds. flowers Howlers live in lamily groups at 5 to 20 monkeys. They move slowly through the treetops. eating ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animals (2007)

by Karen McGhee, George McKay

Black howler Alouatta caraya Produces deep growls so loud they can be heard more than 2 miles (3 km) away △ u Woolly spider monkey Brachyteles arachnoide Likes to eat leaves while hanging only by its tail TO Golden lion tamarin ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

FIVE-VOLUME SET by H. James Birx

belonging to the subfamily Alouattinae and genus Alouatta. There are eight species of howling monkeys—the red-handed howler (Alouatta belzebul), black-and-gold howler (A.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory (2004)

Second Edition by Eric Delson, Ian Tattersall, John Van Couvering, Alison S. Brooks

Left:differences inthe positioning of the face relativeto the skullbase andcranial vault inhowler monkeys (Alouatta) and orangutans (Pongo) bycomparison to unflexed relatives (capuchin monkeyand chimpanzee, respectively). The upward or ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

Howler monkeys (Alouatta species) feed on leaves and often use the prehensile tail in locomotion. Spider monkeys (Ateles species) sometimes move by a form of *brachiation, with the aid oftheir prehensile tails, using long swings and jumps.

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

Genus Alouatta. Head pyramidal ; facial angle about 30 degrees ; nostrils lateral, and separated by a thick cartilage; four incisive, two canine, and twelve grinding- teeth in each jaw ; the lower jaw much elevated ; no cheek-pouches ; tail very ...

Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1917)

3d Ed. of the Merriam Series. The Largest Abridgment of Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language; 1700 Illustrations

howling monkey, any of a genus (Alouatta) of South and Central American monkeys - having a long prehensile tail , and making remarkable howling noises, as the ursine howler of Brazil.

Google previewUltimate Visual Dictionary (2011)

by DK

(Alouatta seniculus) (Mandrillus sphinx) (Pan troglodytes) A prosimian A New VVorld monkey An ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

see in index Lomé Alouatta caraya (monkey): see in index black-and-gold howler alphabet (writing) MAIN ARTICLE volume 1 page 88 alphabetic writing ( linguistics) writing ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

29 37 78 3598 Atelidae Red howler (Alouatta seniculus) ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

howler monkeys (Alouatta spp.), have normal facial expressions whichmake themappear unhappy tohumans. Itis possible touse human measures of happiness withgreat apes because of our close evolutionary affinity.

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Scientific name: Alouatta
Rank: Genus
Higher classification: Alouattinae

Photo credit: laradanielle

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Small photo of Howler Monkeys (Alouatta palliate) eating leaves in the rainforest. An enlarged hyoid bone near the vocal cords amplifies the monkey's calls. Prehensile tails help them move through the canopy.Small photo of Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliate) rests in tree high in the rainforest jungle. More...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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