Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Family of the platyrrhine superfamily Ceboidea, consisting of eleven extant genera and three recently extinct genera. Adjective: cebid. A diverse group of New World monkeys. Some workers break this family into two or more separate families. Geographic range from Mexico to southern South America; diurnal; arboreal; large; body mass, ranging from approximately 1 kg to 10 kg. Dental formula:

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