Hershkovitz's marmoset

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Hershkovitz's marmoset[1][2]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Callitrichidae
Genus: Mico
Species: M. intermedia
Binomial name
Mico intermedia
Hershkovitz, 1977
Mico intermedius distribution.svg
Geographic range

The Hershkovitz's marmoset (Mico intermedia), also known as the Aripuanã marmoset is a marmoset species endemic to Brazil.[1] The common name is a reference to American zoologist Philip Hershkovitz.[4]


  1. ^ a b 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. 131. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Rylands AB & 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 intermedius". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2 January 2009. 
  4. ^ Mittermeier, Russell A. (September 1997). "Philip Hershkovitz - A Remembrance". Primate Info Net. Wisconsin Primate Research Center Library. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 

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