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.

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…

Rio Acari Marmoset

Rio Acari Marmoset

The Rio Acari Marmoset (Mico Acariensi) is a New World Monkey in the Callitrichidae family of monkeys, and is endemic to Brazil. The Rio Acari Marmoset went undiscovered until the year 2000, and a fully grown adult weighs in at a mere 15 ounces with a total body length of 14 inches. The Rio Acari Marmoset is found in the country of Brazil, and dwell between the right bank of the lower Rio Acari…