Marca's marmoset

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Marca's marmoset[1][2]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Callitrichidae
Genus: Mico
Species: M. marcai
Binomial name
Mico marcai
Alperin, 1993
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Marca's Marmoset range

Marca's marmoset (Mico marcai) is a species of marmoset that is endemic to the Amazon near the Aripuanã River in Brazil. It is virtually unknown; in 2008 the IUCN noted that it had never been seen in the wild,[3] though it has been observed since then.[4] [5]


  1. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M, eds. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 132. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  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. ^ a b Rylands, A. B. & Silva Jr., J. S. (2008). Mico marcai. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2 January 2009.
  4. ^ Davis, B. (2010) Sightings from Amazonian Brazil – Primates and Short-eared Dog.
  5. ^ Silva, et al. (2013) "Rediscovery of Marca's marmoset and the challenges for its conservation."