Wied's Tufted Eared Marmoset
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wied's tufted marmoset
Common Name Wied's Tufted Eared Marmoset
Scientific Name Callithrix kuhlii
Range South western Brazil
Status No critical status at this time
Comments Wied's Tufted Eared Marmosets have non-opposable thumbs and claw like nails. They have excellent eyesight, good hearing and an acute sense of smell. Like other marmosets their offspring is always born in pairs. They are classified as a New World Monkey.

Equipment Used
( Camera, Lens, Flash, etc.)

Nikon D2X, Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR Micro, Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, Quantum Turbo 2X2, SanDisk or Lexar Compact Flash cards
Classification Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorrhini
Family: Cebidae
Subfamily: Callitrichinae
Genus: Callithrix
Species: Callithrix kuhlii

last update 5/26/08
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