Black-capped capuchin (Cebus apella)

Also known as: Guianan brown capuchin, Margarita Island capuchin
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyCebidae
GenusCebus (1)

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2). Subspecies: Guianan brown capuchin, Cebus apella apella, is listed as Least Concern (LC) and the Margarita Island capuchin, C. a. margaritae, is listed as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1).

Information on the black-capped capuchin is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (July, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org