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SPECIES Leontopithecus chrysomelas

Author:Kuhl, 1820.
Citation:Beitr. Zool. Vergl. Aust.: 51.
Common Name:Golden-headed Lion Tamarin
Type Locality:Brazil, Ribeirao das Minhocas, S Bahia.
Distribution:Brazil, coastal Bahia.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA and IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Recognized as a full species by Rosenberger and Coimbra-Filho (1984).
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    chrysurus (I. Geoffroy St. Hilaire, 1827)

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