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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The Buffy tufted ear marmoset (Callithrix aurita)

X Close Image credit. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Fifteen years ago when aurits Golden Lion Tamarin project was facing the dilemma of the conflict between auruta Golden Lion Tamarins and the invasive C. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: 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.

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Conservation International — Biodiversity Hotspots March, http: Views Read Edit View history. Glossary Neotropical living in the southern part of the New World. Conservation Visit Support My Account. Endemic A species or taxonomic group that is only found in one particular country or geographic area. Geoffroy in Humboldt, They don’t come down to the ground unless they are feeding. It is now extremely difficult to find pure buffy-tufted-ear marmoset in the wild, a situation which is getting worse year on year.

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Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: This is the case for the Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset, C. White marlin Kajikia albida. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmaking dallithrix, invasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Journal of Mammology Epiphytes and climbing plants are also abundant.

Despite the drastic levels of destruction and fragmentation of the Atlantic Forestthe region is now receiving extensive conservation attention, callithirx hopefully will help to ensure the survival of the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset 10 11 International Journal of Primatology This particular marmoset species does not feed on plant exudates as all other closely related marmoset species do. Williams bright-eyed frog Boophis williamsi.

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Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: Unlike most other marmosets, the buffy-tufted callitnrix almost exclusively eats insects.

Revista Brasileira de Biologia Callithrix aurita is endemic to the Atlantic forest of south-east Brazil. Gestation is approximately days and births are typically of twin offspring.

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Pereira have been assessing the population in the fragmented habitat that callihtrix remains. This latter form of gum extraction is quite destructive, often leaving trees riddled with hundreds of small slits and holes 2. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Precipitation is typically not limiting, but may be somewhat seasonal. Most Callithrix aurita give birth to two young during spring each year.


Buffy-tufted marmoset [1] [2] Callithdix status. Geographic Range Callithrix aurita is endemic to the Atlantic forest of xurita Brazil. It does not eat tree sap, which is why it has a very small snout. Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although it may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities.

Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset threats The major threat to the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset is the widespread destruction of its Atlantic Forest habitat. Plenum Press, New York. These impressive forested mountains are where Rodrigo Carvalho was captivated by this appealing marmoset and initiated his studies on the threatened C.

The buffy-tufted marmoset lives in coastal forests from sea-level up to m. Savio Freire Bruno saviobruno vm. Journal of the Zoological Society of London Ayrita other marmosets it caloithrix adapted to an arboreal life, feeding mainly on insects, fruits and plant gums, which it obtains by gnawing into branches to release the exudates.

Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize aurtia favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. This species is featured in: The buffy-tufted-ear marmoset belongs to a family of tiny New World monkeys, the Callitrichidae, which comprises the marmosets and tamarins 4. What is to be done now?