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Cebus cuscinus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA MAMMALIA PRIMATES CEBIDAE

Scientific Name: Cebus cuscinus
Species Authority: Thomas, 1901
Common Name(s):
English Shock-headed Capuchin
Spanish Machin De Cara Blanca
Synonym(s):
Cebus albifrons subspecies cuscinus Thomas, 1901

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): de la Torre, S., Morales, A. L., Link, A., Palacios, E. & Stevenson, P.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
Justification:
This subspecies is listed as Near Threatened due to a projected decline in the future of nearly 30% over the course of three generations (48 years) as a result of hunting and habitat loss. Almost qualifies as threatened under criterion A2cd.
History:
2003 Least Concern
2000 Data Deficient
1996 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Bolivia, Plurinational States of; Brazil (Acre, Amazonas); Ecuador (Ecuador (mainland)); Peru
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: de la Torre, S., Morales, A. L., Link, A., Palacios, E. & Stevenson, P. 2008. Cebus cuscinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 04 August 2015.
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