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.

Gold-and-White Marmoset

Gold-and-White Marmoset

The Gold-and-White Marmoset (Mico Chrysoleuca) is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys, and is one of the least documented monkeys in the world. Incredibly rare, the Gold-and-White Marmoset is only in a very small and precise are in the Amazon rainforests of Brazil. Notable for their golden fur on the legs […]

Goeldi’s Marmoset

Goeldi's Marmoset

The Goeldi’s Marmoset (Callimico Goeldii), is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys and can be found in upper Amazon basin near Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. The Goeldi’s Marmoset is black or blackish-brown in color, accented by red, white, and silvery highlights on their heads and tails. They are the […]

Rondond’s Marmoset

Rondon's Marmoset

The Rondond’s Marmoset (Mico Rondoni), also sometime called the Rondônia Marmoset, is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys and can be found in the southwestern Amazon rainforests of Brazil. The Rondond’s Marmoset is the most recent addition to the Marmoset family, as it was officially cataloged in 2010. Prior to the […]

Marca’s Marmoset

Marcas Marmoset

The Marca’s Marmoset (Mico Mauesi) is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys and can be found in the Amazon rainforest near the Aripuanã River in Brazil. The Marca’s Marmoset is one of the more recent additions to the Marmoset breed of monkeys, first being cataloged in 1992 by R.A. Mittermeier. The […]

Manicore Marmoset

Manicore Marmoset

The Manicore Marmoset (Mico Manicorensis), is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys, and is endemic to Brazil. The Manicore Marmosets were first discovered a mere 200 miles from Manaus, which is not too distant from the Madeira River in Brazil. Very notable for its bright orange hind legs, the Manicore Marmoset […]

Emilia’s Marmoset

Emilia's Marmoset

The Emilia’s Marmoset (Mico Emiliae), also known as Snethlage’s Marmoset, is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys, and is endemic to only certain states in Brazil. Emilia’s Marmosets live in extended family groups of between 4 and 15 individuals, and generally only one female per group breeds during a particular breeding season. The Emilia’s Marmoset defends…

White Marmoset

White Marmoset

The White Marmoset (Mico Leucippe), also known as the Golden-White Bare-Ear Marmoset, is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys endemic to Brazil. The White Marmoset is predominantly white, but its tail and feet are pale gold in color. The face and ears are largely unpigmented and flesh colored. Habitat The White […]

Silvery Marmoset

Silvery Marmoset

The Silvery Marmoset (Mico Argentatus) is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys, and lives in the eastern Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. The fur of the Silvery Marmoset is whitish silver-grey in color except for a dark tail. One of its more notable features is its naked, flesh-colored, ears which stand out from the rest of its skin. Fully grown adult Silvery Marmosets reach a size of 18 to 28…