Rio Tapajós saki

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Rio Tapajós saki[1]
Pithecia irrorata -Brazil-8b.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Pitheciidae
Genus: Pithecia
P. irrorata
Binomial name
Pithecia irrorata
Gray, 1842

The Rio Tapajós saki or Gray's bald-faced saki[2] (Pithecia irrorata) is a species of saki monkey, a type of New World monkey, from South America. It is found in parts of western Brazil, southeastern Peru and possibly northern Bolivia.[2]


  1. ^ Groves, C. P. (2005). "Order Primates". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 147. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  2. ^ a b Marsh, L. K. (July 2014). "A Taxonomic Revision of the Saki Monkeys, Pithecia Desmarest, 1804". Neotropical Primates. 21 (1): 1–165. doi:10.1896/044.021.0101.