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SPECIES Saguinus niger

Author:. Geoffroy, 1803.
Citation:Cat. Mamm. Mus. Nat. Hist. Paris: 13.
Common Name:Black Tamarin
Type Locality:Brazil: Belem.
Distribution:Brazil, south of the Amazon, east of the Rio Xingu, including Marajo Isl.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Least Concern.
Comments:S. midas species group. Formerly called tamarin, but this is a synonym of S. midas: see Hershkovitz (1977:711). Separated from S. midas by Natori and Hanihara (1988).
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Synonyms:

    gracilis (G. Fischer, 1813)
    umbratus (Thomas, 1922)
    ursula Hoffmannsegg, 1807

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