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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Like other marmosets, the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset has striking ear tufts which, as its common name suggests, are coloured pale buff or whitish. HershkovitzRylands Biogeographic Regions neotropical native Habitat Callithrix aurita live in subtropical forests at elevation between to m.

Common marmoset and black pencilled marmosets are native to other areas but are often kept as pets. However others say that we cannot loose an element of our extraordinary diversity that holds a specific function in the complex Atlantic Rainforest due to human irresponsibility, after all the caolithrix is the same; can we loose the panda or the polar bear?

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Callithrix aurita are captured as pets. Adaptive Radiations of Neotropical Primates.

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Insects are another major source of food for this species, and may include grasshoppers 5as well as swarms of army ants 7. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Positive Callithrix aurita are captured as pets. It has grey-black skin, and the most obvious differences from the common marmoset are its whitish face “skulllike facial mask” [4]brown crown and shorter ear tufts. The University of Chicago Callighrix.

AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlife callithrlx, wildlife filmWildscreen Festival. It is diurnal and arborealliving almost all its life in the trees. As well as gum, Annonaceae and Cactaceae. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

This page was last edited on 8 Decemberat Average number of offspring 2 Range gestation period to days Behavior Callithrix aurita forms social groups. It is now extremely difficult to find pure buffy-tufted-ear marmoset in the wild, a situation which is getting worse year on caklithrix.

The female produces two young a year and they also live in extended family groups of between four and 15 individuals. While gum is consumed throughout the year, this species will preferentially take fruits during the wet season, and, unusually for a marmoset, will also feed on certain species of fungi found on bamboo 1 5. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support.


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The tail is black annulated with black and gray. Wild boar Sus scrofa. Savio Freire Bruno saviobruno vm. They are very robust species and if they are released or escape, they can rapidly colonise the surrounding area.

Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset threats The major threat to the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset is the widespread destruction of its Atlantic Forest habitat. Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends. 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.

Which species are on the road to recovery? Conservation Callthrix — Biodiversity Hotspots March, http: Roosmalens’ dwarf marmoset C. HershkovitzMuskinNatori et al Rodrigo wishes to use REGUA as an example of important captive breeding programme eliminating threats, capturing and sterilising non- C.