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New World Monkeys

  1. Walter Carl Hartwig1,
  2. Alfred L Rosenberger2

Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0004201



How to Cite

Hartwig, W. C. and Rosenberger, A. L. 2006. New World Monkeys. eLS.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, California, USA

  2. 2

    Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2006

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New World monkeys are the living (nonhuman) primates of South and Central America.


  • primates;
  • tropics;
  • South America;
  • mammals;
  • evolution