Physical description and morphology[ edit ] Drawing of a marmoset Common marmosets are very small monkeys with relatively long tails. Males and females are of similar size with males being slightly larger. It also has white ear tufts and the tail is banded. Their faces have black across their nose area skin and have a white blaze on the forehead. As with other members of the genus Callithrix, the common marmosets have claw-like nails known as tegulae on most of their fingers. Only their halluxes big toes have the flat nails or ungulae that most other primates have.
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Territory An area occupied and defended by an animal, a pair of animals or a colony. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset videos, photos and facts — Callithrix aurita Arkive My details Subscribe to Newsletter Sign out. Callithrix aurita white-eared marmoset Facebook. Rodents of Unusual Size. Posted 8 March Epiphytes and climbing plants are also abundant.
Buffy-tufted marmoset The major threat to the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset is the widespread destruction of its Callithrlx Forest habitat. They are now both competing and hybridising with the local buffy-tufted-ear marmosets. Geographic Range Callithrix aurita is aurota to the Atlantic forest of south-east Brazil. Additional threats to the buffy-tufted-ear marmoset include hunting for trade, as well as competition and interbreeding with introduced marmoset species.
The origin of the family Callithrichidae is poorly understood for there are many species 11 marmosets and 16 tamarinds to date with more being discovered principally in the Amazon basin.
Their body size is small. Average number of offspring 2 Range gestation period to days Behavior Callithrix aurita forms social groups. Precipitation is typically not limiting, but may be somewhat seasonal. Adaptive Radiations of Neotropical Primates. Like every species in distress a master plan is needed, one that locates existing populations; considers species protection in remnant areas; provides a detailed genetic inventory of the captive populations both here and abroad; creates a stud book and the encouragement of further breeding and finally stimulates future reintroductions in safe places that can pull the species back from its plight.
Buffy-tufted-ear marmoset Callithrix aurita. The Buffy tufted ear marmoset Callithrix aurita Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world.
They use all parts of the forest. Revista Brasileira de Biologia Green peafowl Pavo muticus. The callithdix incisors are small compared to other Callithrix because this species does not use its incisors to obtain plant exudates by perforating tree bark.
They are prized by some Europeans. Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Which species are on the road to recovery? They are the most southern distributed species in the Callithrix.
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