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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These impressive forested mountains are where Rodrigo Carvalho was captivated by this appealing marmoset and initiated his studies on the threatened C. Geoffroy in Humboldt, Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandscallitgrix Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Views Read Edit View history.

Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends. Precipitation is typically not limiting, but may be somewhat seasonal. Synapomorphy of the Bilateria. They are now both competing and hybridising with the local buffy-tufted-ear marmosets.

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Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders callothrix the natural world. Insects are another major source of food for this species, and may include grasshoppers 5as well as swarms of army ants 7. Help us share the callithhrix of the natural world.

Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset groups may comprise either a single breeding pair, along with their offspring and sometimes members of extended family 1 8or a single male with multiple female breeding partners and their offspring 5 9.


Average number of offspring 2 Range gestation period to days Behavior Callithrix aurita forms social groups. Callithrix aurita live in subtropical forests at elevation between to m. Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset Callithrix aurita. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Pereira have been assessing the population in the fragmented habitat that still remains.

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It has grey-black skin, and the auirta obvious differences from the common marmoset are its whitish face “skulllike facial mask” [4]brown crown and ayrita ear tufts. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. 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.

They are the most southern distributed species in the Callithrix. While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control. There are white spots on the forehead.

The female produces two young a year and they also live in extended family groups of between four and 15 individuals.

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Territory An area occupied and defended by an animal, a pair of animals or a colony. Fifteen years ago when the Golden Lion Tamarin project was facing the dilemma of the conflict between reintroduced Golden Lion Tamarins and the invasive C. Do we want it to plummet such as the other closely rated species C. HershkovitzMuskinNatori et al Other Physical Features endothermic bilateral symmetry Average mass g Prehensile Capable of grasping.


The fact remains that the Golden Lion Tamarin project has been a success. American Journal of Primatology7: Rodrigo is surita most experienced biologist to lead this initiative and REGUA is most sympathetic to his ideas, but how do we start?

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Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset habitat The buffy-tufted-ear marmoset inhabits the Atlantic Forest region, generally occurring in montane rainforests, as well as disturbed secondary forestup to elevations of 1, metres, where temperatures may fall below freezing during the dry season April to September 5 6. Journal of Mammology It is diurnal and arborealliving almost all its life in the trees.

This particular marmoset species does calithrix feed on plant exudates as all other closely related marmoset species do. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts.

They seem to prefer to forage below 5 meters.

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