Holotype: IGM 184332, a lower jaw with dp2-4, m1-2, p2-4 crowns fully developed but in crypt, m3 partiallly erupted and roots of di1-2 and dc1. Etymology: Named for the Magdalena river, which is near the localities where the specimens were collected.
Full reference: R. F. Kay and D. J. Meldrum. 1997. A new small platyrrhine and the phyletic position of Callitrichinae. A new small platyrrhine and the phyletic position of Callitrichinae 435-458
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IGM 184332, a mandible (a lower jaw with dp2-4, m1-2, p2-4 crowns fully developed but in crypt,). Its type locality is Duke Locality 40, which is in a Laventan terrestrial horizon in the La Victoria Formation of Colombia.
Ecology: arboreal frugivore
Distribution: found only at Duke Locality 40
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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