Callithrix Erxleben 1777 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

Synonym: Sagoinus Kerr 1792

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

See also Allen 1895, Hershkovitz 1974 and Illiger 1811

Sister taxa: Callimico, Cebuella, Lagonimiconini, Leontopithecus, Micodon, Patasola, Saguinus

Subtaxa: Callithrix argentata Callithrix jacchus Callithrix pygmaea

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Ecology: arboreal insectivore-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Cocha Cashu Biological Station (Quaternary of Peru)

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