Saguinus


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Saguinus

 

a genus of broad-nosed monkeys of the family Callithricidae. Unlike members of the genus Callithrix, representatives of Saguinus have highly developed canine teeth and lack tufts on the ears and rings on the tail. The body length ranges from 16 to 30 cm, and the tail measures 27–42 cm. The monkeys are distributed in the Amazon River basin. The female gives birth to two offspring, which are cared for primarily by the male.

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A technical report (STCP, 2001) indicated the presence of Saguinus midas niger (= Saguinus niger) and Ateles belzebuth marginatus (= Ateles marginatus) in the Saraca-Taquera National Forest.
First record of Saguinus fuscicollis melanoleucus (Miranda Ribeiro, 1912) in the Peruvian Amazon
1976; Green, 1978) y con los estimados para otras especies de Saguinus, incluyendo estudios en paisajes fragmentados y continuos y en habitats de diferente calidad.
penicillata y Saguinus fuscicollis sanos y enfermos con cepas obtenidas de ninos con diarrea en Brasil, concluyendo que existe una fuerte correlacion genetica entre ambos serotipos.
Se sabe que el comercio ilegal de vida silvestre puede representar un riesgo para los ecosistemas y las economias, asi como para la supervivencia de las especies (Comision para la Cooperacion Ambiental, 2005), motivo por el cual se proponen 10 especies prioritarias para la regulacion y control del comercio en el Tolima basados en el comercio ilegal, incautaciones, categorias de amenaza de la IUCN y de la CITES: Brotogeris jugularis, Amazona ochrocephala, Saguinus leucopus, Aotus lemurinus, Crotalus durissus, Forpus conspicillatus, Chelonoidis carbonaria, Iguana iguana, Cebus albifrons versicolor y Aratinga pertinax.
A typically species-rich Amazonian community usually possesses the large sympatric frugivores Ateles and Lagothrix, two species of Saguinus (not so in the Duda river), two species of Callicebus and two species of Cebus (not in the peripheral Duda river).
Similar uses have been reported for other Neotropical primates, including species within the Saguinus genus (Wilson 1980, Smith 1982, Ghazanfar et al.
Ateles fusciceps, Cebus albifrons, Cebus apella, Cebus capucinus, Saimiri sciureus, Ateles hybridus, Lagothrix lagotricha, Saguinus oedipus y Saguinus leucopus.
Las especies de primates Ateles paniscus, Cebus albifrons y Saguinus leucopus, fueron las que presentaron mayor reactividad.
However, in callithrix primates (the primate family that Saguinus mystax belongs to), it is the females that perpetrate infanticide.