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Callithrix pygmaea Spix 1823 (pygmy marmoset)

Osteichthyes - Primates - Cebidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 236609

Alternative combinations: Cebuella pygmaea, Jacchus pygmaeus

Belongs to Callithrix according to R. S. Voss and D. W. Fleck 2011

Sister taxa: Callithrix argentata, Callithrix aurita, Callithrix geoffroyi, Callithrix humeralifera, Callithrix humilis, Callithrix jacchus, Callithrix kuhlii, Callithrix mauesi, Callithrix penicillata, Callithrix saterei

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 28.5 x 21.6