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Surname

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:

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Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

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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.
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Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

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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

Name

  • Sousa (Gray, 1866)

References

  • 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







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