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Descriptor English: Colobinae
Descriptor Spanish: Colobinae
Descriptor Portuguese: Colobinae
Descriptor French: Colobinae
Entry term(s): Colobini
Colobus, Olive
Colobus, Red
Olive Colobus
Piliocolobus
Procolobus
Red Colobus
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.112.199.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016673
Scope note: A subfamily of the Old World monkeys, CERCOPITHECIDAE, that inhabits the forests of Africa and Asia. The genera COLOBUS, Piliocolobus and Procolobus under Tribe Colobini and Nasalis (proboscis monkey), Presbytis, Pygathrix, Rhinopithecus (snub-nosed monkey), Semnopithecus (Indian langurs), Simias (pig-tailed langur) and Trachypithecus under Tribe PRESBYTINI (Asian colobines) belong to this subfamily.
Annotation: NIM when experimental animal; diseases: coordinate with MONKEY DISEASES
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 1992; for PROCOLOBUS see COLOBUS 1992-2019
History Note: 1992; for PROCOLOBUS use COLOBUS 1992-2019
DeCS ID: 30183
Unique ID: D016673
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/01/24
Revision Date: 2020/02/28
Colobinae - Preferred
Concept UI M0025406
Scope note A subfamily of the Old World monkeys, CERCOPITHECIDAE, that inhabits the forests of Africa and Asia. The genera COLOBUS, Piliocolobus and Procolobus under Tribe Colobini and Nasalis (proboscis monkey), Presbytis, Pygathrix, Rhinopithecus (snub-nosed monkey), Semnopithecus (Indian langurs), Simias (pig-tailed langur) and Trachypithecus under Tribe PRESBYTINI (Asian colobines) belong to this subfamily.
Preferred term Colobinae
Procolobus - Narrower
Concept UI M0004806
Preferred term Procolobus
Entry term(s) Colobus, Olive
Olive Colobus
Piliocolobus - Narrower
Concept UI M000647848
Preferred term Piliocolobus
Entry term(s) Colobus, Red
Red Colobus
Colobini - Narrower
Concept UI M000647847
Preferred term Colobini



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