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SPECIES Aotus trivirgatus

Author:Humboldt, 1811.
Citation:Rec. Observ. Zool., 1: 306.
Common Name:Three-striped Night Monkey
Type Locality:Venezuela, Duida Range, Rio Casiquiare.
Distribution:Venezuela, south of Rio Orinoco, south to Brazil north of Rios Negro and Amazon.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Gray-necked species group. Long the only species recognized in the genus; divided into 9 species by Hershkovitz (1983), revised further by Ford (1994) and Groves (2001c).
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Synonyms:

    commersonii (Vigors and Horsfield, 1829)
    duruculi (Lesson, 1840)
    felinus (Spix, 1823)
    humboldti Illiger in Humboldt, 1812
    rufus (Lesson, 1840)

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