Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Cebuella Gray, 1865

Monotypic platyrrhine genus to which the pygmy marmoset belongs. Ranges from southern Colombia through the Amazon regions of Ecuador, Peru, western Brazil and Bolivia, where it prefers primary rain forest. Diurnal. Arboreal quadruped that employs leaping. Smallest of the anthropoids; body mass 70-141 g. Dental formula: 2.1.3.2; gummivorous with fruit and insect supplements. Monogamous; gives birth to dizygotic twins. Some workers think that DNA evidence suggests that this species should be placed in the genus Callithrix. 2 for taxonomy and

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