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Cebidae - capuchin and squirrel monkeys

Squirrel MonkeyThere are about 17 species of primates in this family. The monkeys in this family are found from Mexico south to South America. They have very long arms and legs and long tails. In some species, the tail is prehensile, in others, it is not. They have nails on their fingers and toes. They live in family groups. They are very agile and are active in the day. Most species live in trees in forested areas and are omnivores.

World Status Key
Least Concern Least Concern Near Threatened Near Threatened Vulnerable Vulnerable
Endangered Endangered Critically Endangered Critically Endangered
extinct in the wild Extinct in the Wild extinct Extinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.

US Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Threatened in New Hampshire Threatened in NH Endangered in US Endangered in US Endangered in NH Endangered in NH Introduced Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game

  New Hampshire Species

 

 North/Central American Species

None   Black-crowned Central American Squirrel Monkey - Saimiri oerstedii Vulnerable
White-fronted Capuchin - Cebus albifrons Least Concern
White-throated Capuchin - Cebus capucinus Least Concern

Other Species Around the World

Africa Africa Asia Asia Australia Australia/Oceania Europe Europe North America North/Central America South America South America New Hampshire Species NH Species

White-fronted Capuchin - Cebus albifrons Least Concern North America South America
Black-capped Capuchin - Cebus apella Least Concern South America
White-throated Capuchin-Cebus capucinus Least Concern North America South America
Azaras's Capuchin - Cebus cay Least Concern South America
Blonde Capuchin - Cebus flavius Critically Endangered South America
Ka'apor Capuchin - Cebus kaapori Critically Endangered South America
Bearded Capuchin - Cebus libidinosus Least Concern South America
Large-headed Capuchin - Cebus macrocephalus Least Concern South America
Black-horned Capuchin - Cebus nigritus Near Threatened South America

  Weeper Capuchin - Cebus olivaceus Least Concern South America
Robust Tufted Capuchin - Cebus robustus Endangered South America
Yellow-breasted Capuchin - Cebus xanthosternos Critically Endangered South America
Bolivian/peruvian Squirrel Monkey - Saimiri boliviensis Least Concern South America
Black-crowned Central American Squirrel Monkey - Saimiri oerstedii Vulnerable North America
South American Squirrel Monkey - Saimiri sciureus Least Concern South America
Bat-eared Squirrel Monkey - Saimiri ustus Near Threatened South America
Black-headed Squirrel Monkey - Saimiri vanzolinii Vulnerable South America

Additional Information

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Bat-eared Squirrel Monkey - Saimiri ustus Photos Near Threatened South America
The bat-eared squirrel monkey is found in Brazil.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Black-capped Capuchin - Cebus apella Photos Video Least Concern South America
The black-capped capuchin is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana;, Suriname, and Venezuela.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Blonde Capuchin - Cebus flavius Photos Critically Endangered South America
The blonde capuchin is found in the coastal region of northeast Brazil.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Ka'apor Capuchin - Cebus kaapori Photos Critically Endangered South America
The Ka'apor capuchin is found in northeasteern Brazil.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Robust Tufted Capuchin - Cebus robustus Photos Endangered South America
The robust tufted capuchin is found in the coastal region of northeast Brazil.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

White-fronted Capuchin - Cebus albifrons Photos Video Least Concern North America South America
The white-fronted capuchin is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

White-throated Capuchin - Cebus capucinus Photos Video Least Concern North America South America
The white-throated capuchin is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Yellow-breasted Capuchin - Cebus xanthosternos profile Photos Critically Endangered South America
The yellow-breasted capuchin is found in Brazil.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes