Dwarf Marmoset (Callithrix humilis)


MORPHOLOGY:
The dwarf marmoset has nails on the digits that are more claw-like. This species also has nonopposable thumbs.

RANGE:
This species is found in the country of Brazil.

ECOLOGY:

LOCOMOTION:
The dwarf marmoset moves quadrupedally through the forest and is capable of short leaps (Fleagle, 1988)

SOCIAL BEHAVIOR:

VOCAL COMMUNICATION:

OLFACTORY COMMUNICATION:

VISUAL COMMUNICATION:

TACTILE COMMUNICATION:

REPRODUCTION:
This species gives birth to twin offspring (Fleagle, 1988).

REFERENCES:
Fleagle, J. G. 1988. Primate Adaptation and Evolution. Academic Press: New York.

Last Updated: May 19, 2007.
[The Primata] [Primate Evolution] [Primate Taxonomy] [Primate Conservation] [Primate Fact Sheets] [Primate Definitions] [Primate Store] [Callithrix Links]