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SPECIES Saimiri boliviensis

Author:I. Geoffroy and Blainville, 1834.
Citation:Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris, 3: 89.
Common Name:Black-capped Squirrel Monkey
Type Locality:Bolivia, Santa Cruz, Rio San Miguel, Guarayos Mission.
Distribution:Upper Amazon in Peru; SW Brazil; Bolivia.
Status:CITES Appendix II; IUCN Least Concern.
Comments:S. boliviensis species group. Originally separated from S. sciureus by Hershkovitz (1984); not recognized as a species by Thorington (1985) or Costello et al. (1993), but belongs to a different species group according to Groves (2001c).
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SUBSPECIES boliviensis

SUBSPECIES peruviensis

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