Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Untufted Capuchins

Morphological grouping of the monkeys within the genus Cebus; characterized by a dark skullcap (reminiscent of the caps worn by capuchin monks) with a peak at the forehead that contrasts with a light face. The members of this group are C. capucinus, C. albifrons, and C. olivaceus (nigrivittatus).

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