Saguinus fuscicollis ssp. fuscus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Saguinus fuscicollis ssp. fuscus
Species Authority: (Lesson, 1840)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Lesson’s Saddle-back Tamarin
Saguinus fuscus (Lesson, 1840)
Taxonomic Notes: The taxonomy of Saguinus fuscicollis is based on Hershkovitz (1977; see also Cheverud and Moore 1990). In a molecular genetic study of the phylogeny of the genus, Cropp et al. (1999) found that the form fuscus was closer to S. nigricollis than to S. fuscicollis and gave it species status.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Rylands, A.B. & Mittermeier, R.A.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A., Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority) & Hoffmann, M. (Global Mammal Assessment Team)
Listed as Least Concern as the subspecies is widespread, common, and there are no major threats resulting in any significant population decline.
2003 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Brazil (Amazonas); Colombia (Colombia (mainland))
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Rylands, A.B. & Mittermeier, R.A. 2008. Saguinus fuscicollis ssp. fuscus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 02 September 2015.
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