White-mantled tamarin

The white-mantled tamarin, Saguinus melanoleucus, is a species of tamarin from South America. It is found in Brazil, between Rio Jurua and Rio Tarauacá.

White-mantled tamarin[1][2]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Suborder: Haplorhini
Infraorder: Simiiformes
Family: Callitrichidae
Genus: Saguinus
S. melanoleucus
Binomial name
Saguinus melanoleucus
Ribeiro, 1912
White-mantled tamarin range
  • acrensis (Carvalho, 1957)
  • hololeucus (Pinto, 1937)


  • S. m. crandalli, Crandall's saddleback tamarin
  • S. m. melanoleucus, White saddleback tamarin


  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. 135. 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. Rylands, A. B. & Mittermeier, R. A. (2008). "Saguinus melanoleucos". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2 January 2009.

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