Tag Archives: Cebidae

The Cebidae is a family of New World Monkeys comprised of Capuchins and Squirrel Monkeys. Species in the Cebidae family are found throughout tropical and subtropical areas of South and Central America.

White-Headed Capuchin

White-Headed Capuchin

The White-Headed Capuchin (Cebus Capucinus), also known as the White-Faced Capuchin or White-Throated Capuchin, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is commonly found in Central America and northern South America. This medium sized monkey is one of the most recognizable in the world; often characterized as the companion of an organ grinder in…

Black Squirrel Monkey

Black Squirrel Monkey

The Black Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri Vanzolinii), also known as the Blackish Squirrel Monkey or Black-Headed Squirrel Money, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is found in only as very restricted area of rainforest in central Brazil. Closely resembling the much more common Black-Capped Squirrel Monkey, the Black Squirrel Monkey […]

Black-Capped Squirrel Monkey

Black-Capped Squirrel Monkey

The Black-Capped Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri Boliviensis), also known as the Bolivian Squirrel Monkey or Peruvian Squirrel Money, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is found in the South American countries of Bolivia, Peru, and Brazil. One of the more common members of the Squirrel Money family, the Black-Capped Squirrel […]

Common Squirrel Monkey

Common Squirrel Monkey

The Common Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri Sciureus), also known as the Humboldt’s Squirrel Monkey and the Ecuadorian Squirrel Monkey, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys inhabiting a very wide range of area throughout the┬átropical Amazon Basin region of South America. Similar in appearance to many other members of the family, the […]

Bare-Eared Squirrel Monkey

Squirrel Monkeys

The Bare-Eared Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri Ustus), also known as the Golden-Backed Squirrel Monkey, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is endemic to the central Amazon rainforests of Brazil. Similar in appearance to many other members of the Squirrel Monkey family, the Bare-Eared Squirrel Monkey is unique in that it […]

Central American Squirrel Monkey

Central American Squirrel Monkey

The Central American Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri Oerstedii) is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is indigenous to the Pacific coastal regions of Cost Rica and areas of Panama. Like other members of the Squirrel Monkey family, the Central American Squirrel Monkey is very small in size, and can be easily […]