Subfamily Callitrichinae Gray 1821 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

Alternative spelling: Callitrichidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1821. On the natural arrangement of vertebrose animals. The London Medical Repository Monthly Journal and Review 15:296-310

Parent taxon: Cebidae according to J. C. Opazo et al. 2006

See also Gray 1821, Hershkovitz 1974 and Nowak 1991

Sister taxa: Acrecebus, Alouattinae, Branisellinae, Cebinae, Cebupithecinae, Panamacebus, Saimiriinae, Stirtoninae, Tremacebinae

Subtaxa: Callimico Callithrix Cebuella Lagonimiconini Leontopithecus Micodon Patasola Saguinus

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Ecology: arboreal insectivore-herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Brazil (1 collection), Panama (1), Peru (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (3)

Total: 6 collections including 9 occurrences

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