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Cebus is a genus of New World Monkeys that is part of the Cebidae family and contains on Capuchin monkeys. Until 2011, all 9 species of the Capuchin family were part of the single Cebus genus, but have since been split between the “gracile” Capuchins in the genus Cebus and the “robust” Capuchins in the genus Sapajus. There are 4 different species of Capuchin monkeys that are part of the Cebus genus currently.

White-Fronted Capuchin

White-Fronted Capuchin

The White-Fronted Capuchin (Cebus Albifrons) is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is found in seven different countries in South America including Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, and Trinidad and Tobago. The White-Fronted Capuchin species is divided into several different sub-species including Ecuadorian Capuchins, Shock-Headed Capuchins…

Kaapori Capuchin

Kappori Capuchin

The Kaapori Capuchin (Cebus Kaapori) is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is found on the northern Atlantic coast of Brazil in the states of Pará and Maranhão. It was only recently elevated to species status, formerly being classified as a subspecies of the Wedge-Capped Capuchin species. Furthermore, there are […]

Wedge-Capped Capuchin

Wedge-Capped Capuchin

The Wedge-Capped Capuchin (Cebus Olivaceus), also known as the Weeper Capuchin, or Ka’Apor Capuchin, is a New World Monkey in the Cebidae family of monkeys and is commonly northern Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname, Venezuela and possibly northern Colombia. Adult Wedge-Capped Capuchins are approximately 6 to 7 pounds, with the males weighing slightly more than the females…

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…