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Callithrix penicillata
Callithrix penicillata
Photographer: Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0091 3183 0989 0122 (2001-03-07)

Copyright © 2001 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  1975
  • location   Brazil
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 30704
  • photo category: Animal - Mammal

  • common names   Black-pencilled Marmoset (ITIS ) Marmoset (photographer)
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    1. Reviewed by Claudia Rocha-Campos    Nov 4, 2002

    Action: changed name from "Callithrix jacchus" to "Callithrix penicillata "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Callithrix jacchus is similar, but it has white or grayish circumauricular tufts (White-ear-tufted marmoset) while Callithrix penicillata has blackish circumauricular tufts (Black-ear-tufted marmoset). See Walker's Mammals of the World, Ronald Nowak Vol.I p. 565 - Johns Hopkins.


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