Range Description. Callicebus nigrifrons is distributed over a relatively wide area in south-eastern Brazil. Its range includes much of So Paulo, southern Minas. Black-fronted titi monkeys, Callicebus nigrifrons, are endemic primates of the Atlantic forest of Brazil, and little is known about their diet and how. Am J Primatol. Aug;76(8) doi: /ajp Epub Mar 3. Vocal behavior of black-fronted titi monkeys (Callicebus nigrifrons): acoustic.

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Callicebus nigrifrons

Fieldiana Zoology Journal of Tropical Ecology 9: It occurs in both mature and fragmented parts of the rainforest 1. If you are able to help please contact: The capuchin monkey Cebus sp. The population size estimated for CSP by this study was approximately individuals Tab.

Use dmy dates from July Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. In the Neotropics, mated pairs of socially monogamous titi monkeys genus Callicebus emit conspicuous, coordinated loud calls.

Unlike in many other monkeys, the tail is not prehensile 2 6. Black-fronted titi in PradosBrazil. Find out more Learn about conservation in the Atlantic forest: Not much is known about the biology of the black-fronted titi monkey, but inferences can be made from what is known about other closely related titi monkeys. The adult female gives birth to a single offspring between August and October 8after a gestation period of five to six months 9.

The height data on witch the titis were sighted were also pooled and analyzed as a whole, in order to make the analyses more robust.


Habitat use To obtain a reliable statistical analysis, the frequency of each available habitat, as well as the titi’s callicsbus obtained cllicebus each nucleus were grouped and analyzed, statistically, in a global way. Loud calls can be heard over long distances due to their high amplitude and low frequency.

Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Despite this difference, the titis were the second most abundant primate species in all nuclei in CSP, and presented an overall density estimate larger than most of the studies presented in table VIalthough they had a slightly lower troop size 2. On the niggrifrons hand, we only found weak support for the mate defense hypothesis.

American Journal of Primatolology Present-day populations of C. Callicebus nigrifrons was the second most abundant species, presenting an abundance index of 1.

The use of disturbed and undisturbed forest by masked titi monkeys Callicebus personatus melanochir is proportional to food availability. Densidade e tamanho populacional de primatas em um fragmento florestal no sudeste do Brasil. A Primatologia no Brasil. Ranging behaviour and intraspecific relationships of masked titi monkeys Callicebus personatus personatus. Synonyms Callicebus personatus nigrifrons.

It moves along horizontal branches using all four limbs, as well as leaping between trees Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 21 4: With broadax and firebrand: Help us share jigrifrons wonders of the natural world.

How to cite this article. We also observed some individuals ingesting arthropods on three occasions, indicating this food item may complete the titis diet. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Oxford University Press, Oxford. The Exotic Forest and the Initial Secondary Forest habitats didn’t obtain any titi records and the Late Secondary Forest habitat obtained an inferior number than expected, while the Araucaria Forest and the “Primary” Forest obtained more records than it was expected.

The black-fronted titi monkey feeds primarily on fruit, but will also eat ngrifrons amounts of leaves, flowers and seeds The black fur fades into long, soft, orange-brown or brown fur on the rest of the head and on the back 2 5. This corroborates with the overall pattern callicebuss the height of strata used to body size and locomotion mode for primates CUNHA et al. Black-fronted titi monkey habitat An inhabitant of the Atlantic forestthe black-fronted titi monkey favours the lower levels of the canopy.

Internacional Journal of Primatology 22 3: London, Chapman and Hall, p. Biodiversity and Conservation Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, Rio de Janeiro. Neotropical Primates 12 1: Structural and spatial organization of nigricrons Amazoniam terra firme forest primate community. It may NOT be used within Apps.

The black-fronted titi monkey is active during the day and spends most, if not all, of its time in the tree canopy 7.

The diet of wild black-fronted titi monkeys Callicebus nigrifrons during a bamboo masting year.

Barbara Brown’s titi C. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Neotropical Primates