Cebus albifrons ssp. trinitatis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Cebus albifrons ssp. trinitatis
Species Authority: Pusch, 1942
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Trinidad White-fronted Capuchin

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered C2a(ii); D ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-06-30
Assessor(s): Morales-Jiménez, A.L., Palacios, E. & Rylands, A.B.
Reviewer(s): Mittermeier, R.A. & Rylands, A.B. (Primate Red List Authority)
This subspecies is listed as Critically Endangered due to having a very restricted range on the island of Trinidad. The total population is estimated at 35 mature individuals, split among two protected areas, one (Bush Bush Wildlife Sanctuary and Nariva Swamp) with a population of 49 individuals total and the other (Trinity Hills) with 12.
2000 Critically Endangered
1996 Critically Endangered

Geographic Range [top]

Trinidad and Tobago
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Population [top]

Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Morales-Jiménez, A.L., Palacios, E. & Rylands, A.B. 2008. Cebus albifrons ssp. trinitatis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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