Marmosets and tamarins

Marmosets and tamarins

Order : Primates
Family : Callitrichidae


Animals in the family Callitrichidae

Goeldi's marmoset or Goeldi's monkey
Golden lion tamarin
Cotton-top tamarin
Golden-mantled tamarin
Saddlebacked tamarin
Emperor tamarin
Brazilian bare-faced tamarin
White-tufted-ear marmoset
Black-pencilled marmoset
Red-chested mustached tamarin
Facts about the family Callitrichidae, the marmosets and tamarins

Another very unusual trait found in the Callitrichidae is the actual sharing of food with young initiated by the possessor of the food.

Apes never evolved in South America, but Beck and his colleagues' work with lion tamarins, especially golden lion tamarins, is of particular interest to Iowa Primate Learning Sanctuary because of its value as a model for integrated scientific

As most marmosets and tamarins are highly arboreal, the branches should be positioned well above ground level, although many captive monkeys do not go to the ground in captivity to forage for dropped food; therefore a few branches should be positioned near the ground so that if the monkeys are startled when

Callithrix pygmaea Distribution and Habitat These marmosets are found in the Upper Amazon basin east of

Captive Breeding and Population Management The international captive population of the golden lion tamarins (and the other lion tamarins) is managed by the International

Golden-headed Lion Tamarins and Wied's Tufted-eared Marmosets are an example of this.

Lion tamarins are among 35 species of small monkeys in the family Callithrichidae, which includes marmosets and other tamarins.

Marmosets and tamarins are very territorial and will chase off any neighboring groups.

marmosets are color blind.

Marmosets are the world's smallest monkeys.

Marmosets are very sociable animals and should be kept in pairs or groups

Tamarins are territorial and tend to stay within a few hundred feet of their nest.

The body length of lion tamarins is about 200 to 336 millimeters, plus a longer tail.

The gestation period for marmosets and tamarins is around 145 to 150 days.

The marmosets are named after lovers in Shakespeare - yes, I do mean Romeo and Juliet.

The optimal temperature for cotton-top tamarins is between 76-85’F, with 50 to 70 percent humidity.

Y: Marmosets are small primates. (Full text)

They are endangered because of deforestation, that is an indicator showing that tamarins are endangered because of the same reason pygmy marmosets are threatened. (Full text)

) NB: **marmosets are primatey aminals that are barely 4 oz. (Full text)

Pygmy Marmosets Some of the enrichment done with the pygmy marmosets is food and environment related. (Full text)

This note is a reply to a recent one in the same journal that attempted to show that "Callithricidae", not the current Callitrichidae, is the correct family name for marmosets and tamarins. (Full text)

Marmosets are polyandrous, living in family groups consisting of one female and two or three males. (Full text)

The smallest recommended cage for a family group of tamarins is at least 3L x 2W x 2. (Full text)

Marmosets and tamarins are small, South American monkeys that are members of the callitrichid family. (Full text)

The clinical and pathological expression of myelin-induced EAE in marmosets is thought to result from a synergy of cellular and humoral autoimmune reactivity predominantly directed against two Ags, namely myelin basic protein (MBP) (2, 6, 7) and (Full text)

The reaction of the tamarins is instantaneous. (Full text)

If this difference is taken into account, the LOEL in marmosets is at most twofold higher than in guinea pigs. (Full text)

We conclude that the welfare of captive marmosets is enhanced by the provision of larger and more complex cages, and that such cages do not significantly affec t the efficiency of the research laboratory. (Full text)

Marmosets are the smallest of the quadrumana, not much exceeding six inches in length without the bushy tail, which is considerably longer than the body. (Full text)

Description/Abstract A comparison of the dose-dependent blood burden of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) and mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (MEHP) in pregnant and nonpregnant rats and marmosets is presented. (Full text)

Black Lion Tamarins BLACK LION TAMARIN Leontopithecus chrysopygus Locally known as the: sauimpreto, mico-leão-preto, and golden-rumped lion tamarin Physical Appearance: As the name suggests, these tamarins are black with golden rumps. (Full text)

Vocabulary Words: deforestation, arboreal, diurnal Physical Appearance: Slightly smaller than squirrels, tamarins are commonly called "kings of the jungle" because manes around their faces make them look like lions. (Full text)

The clinicopathologic presentation of this syndrome in golden lion tamarins is similar to that described for Dubin-Johnson syndrome of human beings. (Full text)

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