Purus red howler

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Purus red howler
Purus Red Howler Monkey.jpg
Male, Tambopata Park, Peru
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Atelidae
Genus: Alouatta
Species: A. puruensis
Binomial name
Alouatta puruensis
Lönnberg, 1941

9 sspp., see text

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Purus red howler range

Alouatta seniculus puruensis

The Purús red howler (Alouatta puruensis) is a species of howler monkey native to Brazil, Peru and north of Bolivia.


The subspecies include:[1]

  • A. p. amazonica
  • A. p. arctoidea
  • A. p. insulanus
  • A. p. juara
  • A. p. macconnelli
  • A. p. puruensis
  • A. p. sara
  • A. p. seniculus
  • A. p. stramineus


  1. ^ a b Boubli, J.-P., di Fiore, A., Rylands, A.B. & Mittermeier, R.A. (2008). "Alouatta puruensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 19 January 2012.