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Saguinus midas Linnaeus 1758 (red-handed tamarin)

Mammalia - Primates - Cebidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 238652

Alternative combinations: Leontopithecus midas, Simia midas

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Saguinus according to C. J. Burgin et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Saguinus bicolor, Saguinus geoffroyi, Saguinus graellsi, Saguinus imperator, Saguinus inustus, Saguinus labiatus, Saguinus leucopus, Saguinus martinsi, Saguinus melanoleucus, Saguinus mystax, Saguinus niger, Saguinus oedipus, Saguinus ursulus, Leontocebus tripartitus, Leontocebus fuscicollis, Leontocebus nigrifrons, Leontocebus weddelli, Leontocebus illigeri, Leontocebus nigricollis, Leontocebus leucogenys, Leontocebus fuscus, Leontocebus cruzlimai, Leontocebus geoffroyi, Leontocebus lagonotus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 49.3 x 33.6