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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Aurira 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.
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Folia Primatologica Do we want it to plummet such as the other closely rated species C. Geoffroy in Humboldt, They are now both competing and hybridising with the local buffy-tufted-ear marmosets.
Adaptive Radiations of Neotropical Primates. He sees the higher areas as an ideal starting point to reintroduce these marmosets from captive breeding programmes. Rodrigo wishes to use REGUA as an example of important captive breeding programme eliminating threats, capturing and sterilising non- C. This species is featured in the Atlantic forest eco-region.
Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. It does not eat tree sap, which is why it has a very small snout. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.
Prehensile Capable of grasping. Callithrix aurita live in subtropical forests at elevation between to m. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. 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.
X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. They seem to prefer to forage below 5 meters. Yellow-faced Amazon Alipiopsitta xanthops.
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With a declining, highly fragmented population, this species faces an uncertain future 1. The principle result of the marmoset migration is inter-species hybridisation which is worrying from a conservation point of view as the original species starts to become extinct and a valuable gene type is lost forever.
Territory An area occupied and defended by an animal, a pair of animals or a colony. Image credit Link to this image Add to aurira How you can use this image. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.
Common marmoset and black pencilled marmosets are native to other areas but are often kept as pets. Secondary forest Forest that has re-grown after a major disturbance, such as fire or timber harvest, but has not cllithrix reached the mature state of primary forest. Unlike most other marmosets, the buffy-tufted marmoset almost exclusively eats insects.
Precipitation is typically not limiting, but may be somewhat seasonal. The University of Chicago Press. Mammal Species of the World: This latter form of gum extraction is quite destructive, often leaving trees riddled with hundreds of small slits and calltihrix 2.
International Union for Conservation of Nature. Active during the day, the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset can be found in small groups foraging in the tree canopy 2.
The sides of the head are densely furred and black, while, in contrast, the crown is creamy white. Unlike some of the larger Aurira World monkeys, the tails of marmosets and tamarins are not prehensilebut are extremely long and used for balance.
Epiphytes and climbing plants are also abundant. Williams bright-eyed frog Boophis williamsi. 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.
The major threat to the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset is the widespread destruction of its Atlantic Forest habitat. Endemic A species or taxonomic group that is only found in one particular country or geographic area. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Systematics, Behaviour, and Ecology. Rodrigo is finalising his own doctorate studies and believes that it is possible to make an inventory of remaining populations of C.
Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset Callithrix aurita.