Pithecia pithecia 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Primates Pitheciidae

Scientific Name: Pithecia pithecia
Species Authority: (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Name(s):
English White-faced Saki
Spanish Mono Viudo, Parauacú
Pithecia pithecia subspecies pithecia (Linnaeus, 1766)
Simia pithecia Linnaeus, 1766
Taxonomic Source(s): Marsh, L.K. 2014. A taxonomic revision of the saki monkeys, Pithecia Desmarest, 1804. Neotropical Primates 21(1): 1-163.
Taxonomic Notes: This was published in IUCN Red Lists prior to 2015 as the nominate subspecies of Pithecia pithecia, but is now the species following the promotion of subspecies P. p. chrysocephala to species-level (Marsh 2014).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2015
Date Assessed: 2008-07-01
Assessor(s): Marsh, L.K., Mittermeier, R.A. & Veiga, L.M.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B.
This species is listed as Least Concern given its relatively wide distribution, presence in a number of protected areas, and lack of any apparent major threats.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2008 Least Concern (LC)
2003 Least Concern (LC)
1996 Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Marsh, L.K., Mittermeier, R.A. & Veiga, L.M. 2015. Pithecia pithecia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T43942A70609046. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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