Leontopithecus Lesson 1840 (monkey)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

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

See also Hershkovitz 1974

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

Subtaxa: Leontopithecus midas Leontopithecus oedipus

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Ecology: arboreal insectivore-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Manaus (Quaternary of Brazil)

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