Wied's marmoset

Wied's marmoset

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Genus
SPECIES
Callithrix kuhlii
WEIGHT
350-400 g

Wied's marmoset, also known as Wied's black-tufted-ear marmoset, is a New World monkey that lives in tropical and subtropical forests of eastern Brazil. Unlike other marmosets, Wied's marmoset lives in groups consisting of 4 or 5 females and 2 or 3 males . They are matriarchal, and only the dominant female is allowed to mate. Like other marmosets, the offspring are always born in pairs.

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Di

Diurnal

He

Herbivore

Ar

Arboreal

Zo

Zoochory

Po

Pollinator

Sc

Scansorial

Te

Terrestrial

Te

Territorial

Co

Cooperative breeder

Po

Polyandry

Po

Polygamy

Do

Dominance hierarchy

So

Social

No

Not a migrant

W

starts with

Distribution

Geography

Continents
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Biogeographical realms

Wied's marmoset habitat map

Climate zones

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

PREGNANCY DURATION
4.5 months
BABY CARRYING
2
INDEPENDENT AGE
12 months

References

1. Wied's marmoset Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wied's_marmoset
2. Wied's marmoset on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/3575/17936243

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