Callithrix aurita is endemic to the Atlantic forest of south-east Brazil. They occupy the montane forests of south-east Brazil in the southern part ofMinas Gerais. Learn more about the Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset – with amazing Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset photos and facts on Arkive. The Buffy tufted ear marmoset (Callithrix aurita). By Dominic Wormell. This tiny primate, known locally as the “little skull” because of its facial.
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Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Rodrigo is a most experienced biologist to lead this initiative and REGUA is most sympathetic to his ideas, but how do we start? Unlike some of the larger New World monkeys, the tails of marmosets and tamarins are not prehensilebut are extremely long and used for balance.
Retrieved 2 January This species is featured in the Atlantic forest eco-region.
Callithrix aurita – Wikipedia
Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Rodrigo and his team believe that this is a very serious issue and they are committed to do something about it.
Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset Callithrix aurita.
Which species are on the road to recovery? The origin of the family Callithrichidae is poorly understood for there are many species 11 marmosets and 16 tamarinds to date with more being discovered principally in the Amazon basin. International Journal of Primatology Active during the day, the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset can be found in small groups foraging in the tree canopy 2.
It is diurnal and arborealliving almost all its life in the trees.
Aside from the insects the buffy-tufted ear marmoset consumes, this organism also consumes varying types of flowering plants, such as, Combretaceae and Leguminosae. Williams bright-eyed frog Boophis williamsi. Secondary forest Forest that has re-grown after a major disturbance, such as fire or timber harvest, but has not yet reached the mature state of primary forest. Gestation is approximately days and births are typically of twin offspring.
This is the case for the Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset, C.
Journal of the Zoological Society of London Geographic Range Callithrix aurita is endemic to the Atlantic forest of south-east Brazil. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.
A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. This species is featured in: Roosmalens’ dwarf marmoset C.
The rest of the body is dark blackish brown, with the exception of the tail, which is grizzled yellowish-grey and marked with distinct black bands. Views Read Edit View history.
The buffy-tufted-ear marmoset belongs to a family of tiny New World monkeys, the Callitrichidae, cal,ithrix comprises the marmosets and tamarins 4. Conservation Visit Support My Account.
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The major threat to the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset is the widespread destruction of its Atlantic Forest habitat. The fact remains that the Golden Lion Tamarin project has been a success.
Journal of Mammology It is now extremely difficult to find pure buffy-tufted-ear marmoset in the wild, a situation which is getting worse year on year. Yellow-faced Amazon Alipiopsitta xanthops. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Retrieved from ” https: Like every species in distress a master plan is needed, one that locates existing populations; considers species protection in remnant areas; provides a detailed genetic inventory of the captive populations both here and abroad; creates a stud book and the encouragement of further breeding and finally stimulates future reintroductions in safe places that can pull the species back from its plight.
Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Rio Acari marmoset M. Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset threats The major threat to the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset is the widespread destruction of its Atlantic Forest habitat.