South American squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus)

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyCebidae
GenusSaimiri (1)
Top facts

The South American squirrel monkey is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and is listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

Subspecies: Saimiri sciureus albigena is classified as Near Threatened (NT), and S. s. cassiquiarensisS. s. macrodon and S. s. sciureus are classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

Information on the South American squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) is being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (July, 2012)
    http://www.cites.org