Nancy Ma's night monkey

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Nancy Ma's night monkey[1]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Aotidae
Genus: Aotus
Species: A. nancymaae
Binomial name
Aotus nancymaae
Hershkovitz, 1983
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Nancy Ma's Night Monkey range

Nancy Ma's night monkey (Aotus nancymaae) is a night monkey species from South America. It is found in Brazil and Peru.

It is known in medical research as a model organism for studying the Duffy antigen.

References[edit]

  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. 140. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ Cornejo, F. & Palacios, E. (2008). "Aotus nancymaae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 20 January 2012.