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Alouatta caraya Humboldt 1812 (black howler)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Atelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 232533

Alternative combination: Simia caraya

Belongs to Alouatta according to C. M. Meireles et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Alouatta belzebul, Alouatta mauroi, Alouatta palliata, Alouatta seniculus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): femur length 165.0, femur diameter 9.50, humerus length 160.0, humerus diameter 10.4, radius length 140.0, radius diameter 5.70, tibia length 150.0, tibia diameter 10.2, ulna length 162.0

Estimated body mass: 10.5 kg based on femur diameter, femur length, humerus diameter, humerus length, tibia diameter, tibia length, and ulna length