Prince Bernhard's titi

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Prince Bernhard's titi[1]
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Pitheciidae
Genus: Callicebus
Species: C. bernhardi
Binomial name
Callicebus bernhardi
van Roosmalen et al., 2002
Callicebus bernhardi distribution.svg
Geographic range

Prince Bernhard's titi (Callicebus bernhardi) is a species of titi, a type of New World monkey, endemic to Brazil. It was formally described in 2002 by Marc van Roosmalen and Russell Mittermeier, and named after Prince Bernard of the Netherlands.[3] Locals were shown a photograph of the monkey and asked if they knew of its whereabouts, it was referred to as a "Zog-Zog".[4][5] This titi has dark orange sideburns and chest, a reddish-brown back, and a black tail with a white tip.[6] It is about 94 centimeters (37 in) in length, although 56 centimeters (22 in) is taken up by its tail.[6]

References[edit]

  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. 142. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Veiga, L. M. (2008). "Callicebus bernhardi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 3 January 2009. 
  3. ^ Lazaroff, Cat (2002-06-24). "Two New Monkeys Found in Amazon Rainforest". Retrieved 2007-06-21. 
  4. ^ "New monkeys found in Brazil in Amazon". 1997-12-28. Retrieved 2008-03-30. 
  5. ^ "Neotropical Primates 10(Suppl.), June 2002" (PDF). 
  6. ^ a b Ellis, Richard (2004). No Turning Back: The Life and Death of Animal Species. New York: Harper Perennial. p. 266. ISBN 0-06-055804-0. 

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