Tag Archives: Mico

Mico is a genus of New World Monkeys that are in the Callitrichidae family; a family that contains various Marmoset and Tamarin species of monkeys. The genus was formerly considered a subgenus of the genus Callithrix, but is now recognized as its own genus.

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…

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]