Gold-and-white marmoset

The gold-and-white marmoset (Mico chrysoleucos) is a marmoset species endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest.

Gold-and-white marmoset[1][2]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Callitrichidae
Genus: Mico
M. chrysoleucos
Binomial name
Mico chrysoleucos
(Wagner, 1842)
Gold-and-white Marmoset range
  • melanoleucus Miranda Ribeiro, 1955
  • sericeus Gray, 1868


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  3. Mittermeier, R.A. & Rohe, F. 2018. Mico chrysoleucos. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T39910A70616096. Downloaded on 18 December 2018.

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