Pithecia pithecia


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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 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.
2008 Least Concern
2003 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

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Population [top]

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Marsh, L.K., Mittermeier, R.A. & Veiga, L.M. 2015. Pithecia pithecia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 28 August 2015.
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