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Descriptor English: Callitrichinae
Descriptor Spanish: Callitrichinae
Descriptor Portuguese: Callitrichinae
Descriptor French: Callitrichinae
Entry term(s): Callithricidae
Callitrichidae
Cebuella
Cebuellas
Genus Mico
Genus, Mico
Leontocebus
Mico Genus
Mico, Genus
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.988.400.600.150.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002143
Scope note: A subfamily in the family CEBIDAE that consists of four genera: CALLITHRIX (marmosets), CALLIMICO (Goeldi's monkey), LEONTOPITHECUS (lion tamarins), and SAGUINUS (long-tusked tamarins). The members of this family inhabit the tropical forests of South and Central America.
Annotation: index NIM with no qualifiers when an experimental animal; diseases: coordinate IM with MONKEY DISEASES (IM)
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
Previous Indexing: Anthropoidea (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 2006; see CALLITRICHINAE 1992-2005, see CALLITHRICIDAE 1981-1991, see MARMOSETS 1975-1980; for CEBUELLA use under CALLITHRIX 1981-2019
History Note: 2006 (1975)
DeCS ID: 30292
Unique ID: D002143
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2019/05/17
Callitrichinae - Preferred
Concept UI M0003204
Scope note A subfamily in the family CEBIDAE that consists of four genera: CALLITHRIX (marmosets), CALLIMICO (Goeldi's monkey), LEONTOPITHECUS (lion tamarins), and SAGUINUS (long-tusked tamarins). The members of this family inhabit the tropical forests of South and Central America.
Preferred term Callitrichinae
Entry term(s) Callithricidae
Callitrichidae
Cebuella - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0003205
Scope note Pigmy marmosets, sometimes considered a separate genus.
Preferred term Cebuella
Entry term(s) Cebuellas
Genus Mico - Narrower
Concept UI M000648242
Preferred term Genus Mico
Entry term(s) Genus, Mico
Mico Genus
Mico, Genus
Leontocebus - Narrower
Concept UI M000648261
Preferred term Leontocebus



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