Callicebus personatus is allopatric with the C. moloch and C. torquatus (Kinzey and Becker Little information on reproduction in C. personatus is available. Northern masked titi W Callicebus personatus W Diet W Rainfall W Seasonality The New World titi monkeys (Callicebus) are predominantly frugivorous, but. Descriptions and articles about the Northern Masked Titi, scientifically known as Callicebus personatus in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Distr.

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Start Here No thanks. Retrieved 11 January Normally masked titis do not descend to the forest floor.

A captive masked titi used pieces of straw to pry cockroaches out of crevices. Female — mm, Male — ; Weight: The evolution of these coat colors is termed metachromism. However, a captive individual of a closely related species C.

They may prefer secondary forests with thick understory growth Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center, Instead they prefer to remain high in the tree limbs of the dense eastern Brazilian rainforest. Positive Masked titis are an important and charismatic component of a critically endangered habitat, making them potentially valuable to ecotourism. The pictorial guide to the living primates. The three subspecies of Callicebus personatus are products of clinical differentiation when certain portions of the population are cut off from the parental stock due to an ecological barrier such as a river and are thus completely genetically isolated from one another.


The Atlantic titi or masked titi Callicebus personatus is a species of titia type of New World monkeyendemic to Brazil.

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International Journal of Primatology. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed.

Share Collections to anyone by email or to other Shutterstock users. Saved one filter Removed from saved filters. There are record accounts of Masked titis eating soil from ant mounds and less commonly from the forest floor and decomposed tree trunks Muller et al.

The reason for such a preference is not yet known. Their existence is completely dependent on their ability to successfully reside in disturbed forests. This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat Key Behaviors arboreal diurnal motile sedentary territorial social Communication and Perception Perception Channels tactile chemical Food Habits The diet of masked titis consists mostly of fruits but also includes vegetation, small invertebrates, bird eggs, and small vertebrates Nowak, Articles with callicebs microformats.

Accessed November 29, at http: Callicebus personatus is allopatric with the C. Therefore, it was concluded that soil was not a nutritionally significant portion of their persohatus.

Young are born helpless, they are nursed by their mothers and primarily carried by their fathers Rowe, Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although it may have arisen in a now extinct callicebu ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities. As long as food is available to them even if humans provide this foodit is feasible calliebus the monkeys survive the deforestation of much of the Southern American rain forests.


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Their bodies are covered with thick soft grayish to yellowish orange fur. Masked titis occur in low densities in widely scattered forests Nowak Primary Personatue herbivore frugivore Animal Foods eggs insects Plant Foods leaves fruit Predation Masked titis are preyed on by large snakes, such presonatus pit vipers and tree boas.

Callicebus personatus

Polymorphic characteristics may be inherited because the differences have a genetic basis, or they may be the result of environmental influences. The second upper incisor is staggered behind the first. Callicebus personatus stock photos 13 Callicebus personatus stock photos, vectors, and illustrations are available royalty-free.

Search by image Oops! We have images for every project, all covered by worry free licensing Download with confidence Find your plan. Young were weaned at 12 to 16 weeks. They pesronatus a small rounded head and somewhat flattened, high face Nowak, Accessed December 31, at https: Adult males are usually always the last to leave the sleeping tree Kinzey and Becker, Primates38 1: Primates24 3: Sign up to browse over million imagesvideo clips, and music tracks.

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