Learn more about the Brumback’s night monkey – with amazing Brumback’s night monkey photos and facts on Arkive. Kingdom: Animalia. Taxonomic Rank: Species. Synonym(s): Aotus lemurinus brumbacki Hershkovitz, Common Name(s): Brumback’s Night Monkey. Abstract: Karyotypic variability in Aotus suggests at least seven species in the gray-necked group (A. brumbacki, A. griseimembra, A. lemurinus, A. trivirgatus.

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The male often carries the offspring, only handing it over to the female to suckle. A preliminary report on Aotus taxonomy. Habitat loss and degradation are thought to be the greatest threats to this species, due to expanding crop agriculture, logging and the increasing numbers of cattle ranches 1. White marlin Kajikia albida. X Close Image credit. Some Aotus monkeys are occasionally removed from the wild for use in malaria research due to their natural resistance, although this is thought to have little impact on population size 2.

American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus. Synonyms Aotus lemurinus brumbacki. Rodents of Unusual Size. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Glossary Carnivorous Feeding on flesh.

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Territorial Describes an animal, a pair of animals or a group that occupies and defends an area. American Journal of Primatology4: A genus tends to contain species that have characteristics in common. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the brumbavki below.


Brumback’s owl monkeys (Aotus brumbacki)

Also known as Brumback’s owl monkey. Taxonomy The science of classifying organisms, grouping together animals which share common features and are thought to have a common ancestor. A territorial species, it tends to live in small groups comprised of an adult breeding pair and their offspring 2.

Nocturnal Brubmacki at night. Aotus monkeys range in colour from grey-tan to brown, with paler orange fur on their stomachs, and can be divided into two groups, grey-necked and red-necked brumacki.

Aotus brumbacki Hershkovitz, 1983

The nightly distance Aotus species will travel is affected by both the availability of food and the level of light; records reveal that individuals travel twice as far when the moon is full, as opposed to on dark nights 8.

The night monkeys Aotus trivirgatus.

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Aotjs civil unrest and armed conflict has also rendered some national brubmacki dangerous to enter, thereby discouraging further scientific research Tropical Conservation Science3 1: The species in this genus have brown eyes and specialised retinas that result in poor colour vision, but provide excellent vision in low light levels, an adaptation brumbac,i their nocturnal lifestyle 5 6.


Qotus Conservation Academic Press, San Diego. Albacore tuna Thunnus alalunga. Share this image — Hide sharing options. Aotus species use an array of different vocal calls, including hoot calls, resonant whoops, gruff-grunts, screams, trills, moans, gulps, sneeze-grunts and squeaks 2. Secondary rainforest Rainforest that has re-grown after a major disturbance, such as fire or timber harvest, but has not yet reached the mature state of primary rainforest.

Journal of Human Evolution18 7: Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Copulation tends to be brief, and Brumback’s night monkey usually gives birth to just one infant, with inter-birth periods of one year 9.

Size Male head-body length: These small, Neotropical primates are also unique in that they brumbafki naturally resistant to malaria-causing parasites 7 Both sexes disperse once they are between 2.

Both the male and female are of a similar size and weight 4.