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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Share this image — Hide sharing options. The black-fronted titi monkey Callicebus nigrifrons is a small New World monkey with a black face, forehead and ears 5.
The black fur fades into long, soft, orange-brown or brown fur on the rest of the head and on the back 2 5. The throat and chest of the black-fronted titi monkey are pale brown, and the hands and feet are black 5.
The tail of the black-fronted titi monkey is orange or rusty-brown 5and is as long as the body 2.
The diet of wild black-fronted titi monkeys Callicebus nigrifrons during a bamboo masting year.
Unlike in many other monkeys, the tail is not prehensile 2 6. 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. Titi monkeys typically live in nigrirfons family groups, comprising a monogamous adult pair with their offspring 6 7. The adult female gives birth to a single offspring between August and October 8after a gestation period of five to six months 9.
Juvenile titi monkeys reach adult size within ten months 7.
The black-fronted titi monkey is active during the day and spends most, if not all, of its time in the tree canopy 7. It moves along horizontal branches using all four limbs, as well as leaping between trees The black-fronted titi monkey feeds primarily on fruit, but will also eat small amounts of leaves, flowers and seeds While foraging, the family group communicates using both visual and vocal signals as the male leads the group to suitable feeding areas 7.
Titi monkeys are territorial and guard their territories through vocalisations and through chasing away any unwanted intruders 7. At night, titi monkeys fallicebus in a specially selected sleeping tree in order nigrifrone gain protection from predators 7. An inhabitant of the Atlantic forestthe black-fronted titi monkey favours the lower levels of the canopy. It occurs in both mature and fragmented parts of the rainforest 1. As an inhabitant of one of the most developed and populous regions of Brazil, the black-fronted titi monkey is, unsurprisingly, threatened by habitat loss 1.
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Image credit Link to nugrifrons image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Synonyms Callicebus personatus nigrifrons. Blond titi monkey Callicebus barbarabrownae. Bolivian titi Callicebus modestus. Ornate titi monkey Callicebus ornatus. Black-fronted titi monkey biology 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.
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Black-fronted titi monkey habitat An inhabitant of the Atlantic forestthe black-fronted titi monkey favours the lower levels of the canopy. Western red colobus Procolobus badius. Liberian mongoose Liberiictis kuhni. Black-fronted titi monkey threats As an inhabitant of one of the most developed and populous regions of Brazil, the black-fronted titi monkey is, unsurprisingly, threatened by habitat loss 1.
Find out more Learn about conservation in the Atlantic forest: Biodiversity Hotspots – Atlantic Forest: Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. This species information was authored as part of the Arkive and Universities Scheme.
Glossary Atlantic forest A highly biodiverse region found along the east coast of South America, comprising several different vegetation types, including high-altitude grassland, and lowland and montane forest. Gestation The state of xallicebus pregnant; the period from conception to birth.
Monogamous Having only one mate during a callicfbus season, or throughout the breeding life of a pair. Prehensile Capable of grasping. Territorial Describes an animal, a pair of animals or a colony that occupies and defends an area. Territory An area occupied and defended by an animal, a pair of animals or a colony.
Fieldiana Zoology Neotropical Primates Jones and Bartlett Cal,icebus, Massachusetts. Ecology and Behavior of Neotropical Primates.
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