Silvery woolly monkey

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Silvery woolly monkey[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Atelidae
Genus: Lagothrix
Species: L. poeppigii
Binomial name
Lagothrix poeppigii
Schinz, 1844
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Silvery Woolly Monkey range

The silvery woolly monkey (Lagothrix poeppigii), also known as Poeppig's woolly monkey, is a woolly monkey species from South America. Named after the German zoologist Eduard Friedrich Poeppig, it is found in Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.


  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. pp. 151–152. OCLC 62265494. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ Stevenson, P.; Link, A.; Di Fiore, A.; de la Torre, S. & Boubli, J.-P. (2008). "Lagothrix poeppigii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 19 January 2012. 

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