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Título: A proposal for the common names for species Chiropotes (Pitheciinae:Primates)
Autor(es): Adrian Paul Ashton Barnett
Liliam P. Pinto
Júlio Bicca Marques
Stephen F. Ferrari
Marcelo Gordo
Patricia G. Guedes
Maria Aparecida Lopes
Juan C. Opazo
Marcio Porto-Carvalho
Ricardo dos Santos
Rafaela F. Soares
Wilson Roberto Spironello
Liza M. Veiga
Tatiana Martins Vieira
Sarah Boyle
ISSN: 1175-5334
Revista: Zootaxa
Volume: 3507
Resumo: The common English name for the genus Chiropotes is currently bearded saki. We propose the use of "cuxiu" as the common name for Chiropotes species, arguing that this term not only has deeper cultural and historical roots, but would mesh with the common name currently in use over the vast majority of the genus range. Cuxiu (pronounced "coosh-e-oo") would be phylogenetically and taxonomically more appropriate, and less ambiguous, than the currently used term, and remove the implied close affiliation between Pithecia and Chiropotes. Finally, as an indigenously-derived name, it would fit with the common names in use for the other two genera in the sub-family Pitheciinae (uacari, Cacajao; saki, Pithecia), both of which also have indigenous origins.
ISSN: 1175-5334
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