Saguinus mystax ssp. pileatus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Saguinus mystax ssp. pileatus
Species Authority: (I. Geoffroy & Deville, 1848)
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Red-cap Moustached Tamarin
Spanish Sagüi-de Bigode
Taxonomic Notes: Taxonomy according to Hershkovitz (1977), but Groves (2001) found that, while S. m mystax and S. m. pluto are very similar to each other, the form pileatus is quite distinct, and he listed it as a separate species, S. pileatus.

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 believed to be resulting in a significant decline in the overall population.
2003 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Brazil (Amazonas)
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Rylands, A.B. & Mittermeier, R.A. 2008. Saguinus mystax ssp. pileatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 29 August 2015.
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