|Buffy-headed Marmoset (Callithrix flaviceps)
|Vargem Alta, Espírito Santo,
The Buffy-headed Marmoset is distributed in a small area of south-east Brazil between the rivers Doce and Paraíba. It is found in remnants of Atlantic Rain Forest and above 400 metres.
It is classified as Endangered and is a Brazilian endemic.
There is a dark mask round the eyes and nose, the head and ear-tufts are buffy, the back is banded buffy-orange and black and the underparts are buffy with black down the centre of the chest.
|Emmons treats this as a sub-species of C. jacchus, Auricchio treats it as a full species and Eisenberg mentions both treatments.|
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