The Full Wiki

Sousa: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sousa may mean a number of different things.



Sousa is a common surname in the Portuguese language, namely in Portugal and Brazil. Sosa is the Castilian equivalent. It was originally a toponym. Sometimes the spelling is Souza (archaic form). Spelled as D'Souza (from de Souza), it is also a very common surname of Indian Catholics, given to their ancestors at conversion to Catholicism in Portuguese India, namely Mangalore, Goa and Ceylon. It is a name associated with a great number of different people:




Writers and journalists






Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel


Sousa is a town in western Paraíba state Brazil, known for its fossile sites. From lack of other sights and activites, you might consider to arrive in the morning and hit the road again in the afternoon.

Get around

Mostly walkable. Mototaxis at R$ 3 anywhere within the city.

  • A wall of the city's main church collapsed without warning a few years ago, and still there is budget for rebuilding. The effect is rather surreal.
  • Pousada Carrapichos, (Halfway between bus station and centre, by the bridge). Somewhat run-down, but neat and clean. No breakfast. Double with fan R$ 20, with air con R$ 35.  edit
  • Pousada do Vale, (Behind Pousada Carrapichos). New 2009, no breakfast Double with fan R$ 40.  edit
  • Vale dos Dinossauros has its visitors' centre and main attractions some 4 km outside town. No public transport. A taxi from the bus station is R$ 14. The area is also good for a picnic.
This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!


Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies


Main Page
Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Superordo: Cetartiodactyla
Ordo: Cetacea
Subordo: Odontoceti
Infraordines: Delphinida
Superfamilia: Delphinoidea
Familia: Delphinidae
Genus: Sousa
Species: S. chinensis - S. plumbea - S. teuszii


  • Sousa (Gray, 1866)


  • Sousa on Mammal Species of the World.
    Don E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors). 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed).
  • 180418 Sousa Report on ITIS

Vernacular names

English: Humpback Dolphins
日本語: ウスイロイルカ属
Türkçe: Kambur yunus

Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address