Emilia's marmoset

The Emilia's marmoset (Mico emiliae), also known as Snethlage's marmoset, is a marmoset endemic to Brazil.[1][4] It is found only in the Brazilian states of Pará and Mato Grosso.[3] It was named to honour German-born Brazilian ornithologist Emilie Snethlage.

Emilia's marmoset[1][2]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Callitrichidae
Genus: Mico
M. emiliae
Binomial name
Mico emiliae
(Thomas, 1920)
Geographic range in South America


  1. Groves, C.P. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 130. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. OCLC 62265494.
  2. Rylands AB & Mittermeier RA (2009). "The Diversity of the New World Primates (Platyrrhini)". In Garber PA, Estrada A, Bicca-Marques JC, Heymann EW & Strier KB (eds.). South American Primates: Comparative Perspectives in the Study of Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation. Springer. pp. 23–54. ISBN 978-0-387-78704-6.
  3. Canale, G., Rylands, A.B. & Fialho, M. 2018. Mico emiliae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T42691A17933668. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T42691A17933668.en. Downloaded on 18 December 2018.
  4. Emmons, L & Feer, F. (1997). Neotropical Rainforest Mammals.

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