Nancy Ma's night monkey

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Nancy Ma's night monkey[1]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Aotidae
Genus: Aotus
A. nancymaae
Binomial name
Aotus nancymaae
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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.


  1. ^ Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 140. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ Maldonado, A.; Guzman-Caro, D.; Shanee, S.; Defler, T.R. & Roncancio, N. (2017). "Aotus nancymaae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T41540A121725532. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T41540A121725532.en. Retrieved 25 December 2017.