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SPECIES Callithrix (Callithrix) aurita

Author:. Geoffroy, 1812.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris, 19: 119.
Common Name:Buffy-tufted Marmoset
Type Locality:Brazil, Rio de Janeiro.
Distribution:SE Brazilian coast.
Status:CITES Appendix I; U.S. ESA and IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Subgenus Callithrix. Accepted as a species by Mittermeier et al. (1988) and Groves (1989).
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Synonyms:

    chrysopyga (Burmeister, 1854)
    coelestis (Miranda Ribeiro, 1924)
    itatiayae Avila-Pires, 1959
    petronius (Miranda Ribeiro, 1924)

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