Tag Archives: Callitrichidae

The Callitrichidae is a family of New World Monkeys comprised of Marmosets and Tamarins. At times this group of animals has been regarded as a subfamily, called Callitrichinae, of the family Cebidae.

Satéré Marmoset

Satéré Marmoset

The Satéré Marmoset (Mico Saterei) is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys, and is one of the rarest Marmosets in Brazil. As one of the more newly discovered and classified members of the Marmoset family, the Satéré Marmoset was confused as the Black-Headed Marmoset for many years because of the similar […]

Maués Marmoset

Maués Marmoset

The Maués Marmoset (Mico Mauesi) is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys and can be found in a narrow region of central Brazil. The Maués Marmoset is mostly dark brown on its body with patches of silvery-brown on its cheeks; as well as hints of orange on its belly and underside. Uniquley, the Maués Marmoset uses a series of lip smacking techniques as…

Hershkovitz’s Marmoset

Hershkovitz's Marmoset

The Hershkovitz’s Marmoset (Mico Intermedia), also known as the Tassel-Ear Marmoset or Aripuanã Marmoset, is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys and can be found in the west-central Amazon rainforest of Brazil. The Hershkovitz’s Marmoset is a whitish-silver color on their body with long silverfish tassels protruding from their ears. The Hershkovitz’s Marmoset…

Roosmalens’ Dwarf Marmoset

Roosmalens Dwarf Marmoset

The Roosmalens’ Dwarf Marmoset (Callibella Humilis), also known as the Black-Crowned Dwarf Marmoset, is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys and can be found in certain areas of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. The Roosmalens’ Dwarf Marmoset has the smallest distribution area of any primate in South America, making it very […]

Santarem Marmoset

Santarem Marmoset

The Santarem Marmoset (Mico Humeralifera), also known as the Black and White Tassel-Ear Marmoset, is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys and can be found in a very precise area of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. The Santarem Marmoset is very typical in respects to other types of Marmosets, typically living […]

Black-Tailed Marmoset

Black-Tailed Marmoset

The Black-Tailed Marmoset (Mico Melanurus) is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys and can be found in the central Amazon rainforest of South America. The Black-Tailed Marmoset is dark brown on their body with a lighter colored chest and a dark black tail. Unlike most of the other members of the […]

Black-Headed Marmoset

Black-Headed Marmoset

The Black-Headed Marmoset (Mico Nigriceps) is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys and can be found in certain regions of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. While once argued that the Black-Headed Marmoset was actually a slight variation of Emilia’s Marmoset, there are a few differences that make this monkey a unique […]

Buffy-Tufted Marmoset

Buffy-Tufted Marmoset

The Buffy-Tufted Marmoset (Callithrix Aurita), otherwise known as the buffy tufted-ear marmoset or white-eared marmoset, is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys usually found on the Atlantic coast of Brazil. The Buffy-Tufted Marmoset is very similar in appearance to the Common Marmoset, but it is typically larger in many aspects. The Buffy-Tufted Marmoset is…