Cacajao Lesson 1840 (uakari)

Mammalia - Primates - Pitheciidae

Invalid subtaxa: Brachyurus Spix 1823 [replaced name], Cercoptochus Gloger 1842, Cothurus Palmer 1899, Neocothurus Palmer 1903, Ouakaria Gray 1849, Uacaria Flower and Lydekker 1891

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

See also Barnett 2005 and Hershkovitz 1974

Sister taxa: Callicebus, Chiropotes, Mohanamico, Paralouatta, Pithecia, Pitheciini

Subtaxa: Cacajao calvus Cacajao melanocephalus

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Type: Simia melanocephala

Ecology: arboreal omnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Cacajao in the database

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