White-fronted capuchin (Cebus albifrons)

Also known as: Shock-headed capuchin
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderPrimates
FamilyCebidae
GenusCebus (1)
Top facts

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix I of CITES (2). Subspecies: Ecuadorian white-fronted capuchin, Cebus albifrons aequatorialis, and the Trinidad white-fronted capuchin, C. a. trinitatis, are listed as Critically Endangered (CR), the Río Cesar white-fronted capuchin, C. a. cesarae, is listed as Data Deficient (DD), the shock-headed capuchin, C. a. cuscinus, is listed as Near Threatened (NT), the Santa Marta white-fronted capuchin, C. a. malitiosus, and the varied white-fronted capuchin, C. a. versicolor, are listed as Endangered (EN) and the white-fronted capuchin, C. a. albifrons, is listed as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

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