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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Rodrigo and his team believe that this is a very serious issue and they are committed to do something about it. Savio Freire Bruno saviobruno callihhrix.

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This species is featured in the Atlantic forest eco-region. The University of Chicago Press. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: The buffy-tufted marmoset resembles the common marmoset but is somewhat larger.

Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! Retrieved 2 January Callithrix aurita live in subtropical forests at elevation between to m. Secondary forest Forest that has re-grown after a major disturbance, such as fire or timber harvest, but has callifhrix yet reached the mature state of primary forest.

The sides of the head are densely furred and black, while, in contrast, the crown is creamy white. There are white spots on the forehead. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. White auurita Kajikia albida.

The tail is black annulated with black and gray. Conservation International — Biodiversity Hotspots: They don’t come down to the ground unless they are feeding. 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 callihhrix pull the species back from its plight.


Buffy-tufted marmoset

They are now both competing and hybridising with the local buffy-tufted-ear marmosets. This species is featured in: Conservation International — Biodiversity Hotspots March, http: Help us share the wonders of the natural world. It is now extremely difficult to find pure buffy-tufted-ear marmoset in the wild, a situation which is getting worse year on year.

Wikispecies has information related to Buffy-tufted marmoset. Like other marmosets it is adapted to an arboreal life, feeding mainly on insects, fruits and plant gums, which it obtains by gnawing caplithrix branches to release the exudates.

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HershkovitzRylands Gestation is approximately days and births are typically of twin offspring. Glossary Neotropical living in callifhrix southern part of the New World. Callithrix aurita is primarily insectivorous. My details Subscribe to Newsletter Sign out. Extant species of family Callitrichidae. Cal,ithrix With – Tom Hooker: This latter form of gum extraction is quite destructive, often leaving trees riddled with hundreds of small slits and holes 2. The buffy-tufted marmoset lives in coastal forests from sea-level up to m.

Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: The lower incisors are small compared to other Callithrix because this species does not use its incisors to obtain plant exudates by perforating tree bark. Unlike some of the larger New World monkeys, the tails of marmosets and tamarins are not prehensilebut are extremely long and calilthrix for balance. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. The origin of the family Callithrichidae is poorly understood for there are many species 11 marmosets and 16 tamarinds to date with audita being discovered principally in the Amazon basin.


The most distinguishing character is the extremely long white hair coming out of the ears. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Common marmoset and black pencilled marmosets are native to other areas but are often kept as pets.

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Their body size is small. They occupy the montane forests of south-east Brazil in the southern part ofMinas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, and the east and north-eastao Paulo. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Rodents of Unusual Size. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset biology Active during the day, the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset can be found in small groups foraging in the tree canopy 2.

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