Gold-and-white marmoset

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Gold-and-white marmoset[1][2]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Callitrichidae
Genus: Mico
Species: M. chrysoleuca
Binomial name
Mico chrysoleuca
(Wagner, 1842)
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Gold-and-white Marmoset range
  • melanoleucus Miranda Ribeiro, 1955
  • sericeus Gray, 1868

The gold-and-white marmoset, Mico chrysoleuca, is a marmoset species endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


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  2. ^ Rylands AB and Mittermeier RA (2009). "The Diversity of the New World Primates (Platyrrhini)". In Garber PA, Estrada A, Bicca-Marques JC, Heymann EW, Strier KB. South American Primates: Comparative Perspectives in the Study of Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation. Springer. pp. 23–54. ISBN 978-0-387-78704-6. 
  3. ^ Rylands, A. B. & Silva Jr., J. S. (2008). Mico chrysoleucus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2 January 2009.