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Bare-eared squirrel monkey

(Saimiri ustus)

Description

The Geoffroy squirrel monkey ( Saimiri ustus ) is a primate of the Cebidae family. It lives in the southern basin of the Amazon River,in the area to the east of the Purus,Madeira and Guaporé rivers and to the Juruena and Tapajós rivers,in Brazil,in the states of Amazonas,Mato Grosso,Pará and Rondônia.Fluvial courses separate it from Bolivian territory,where it does not live

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Primates
Family:Cebidae
Genus:Saimiri
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