A Taxonomic Reassessment of Cacajao melanocephalus Humboldt (1811), with the Description of Two New Species

  title={A Taxonomic Reassessment of Cacajao melanocephalus Humboldt (1811), with the Description of Two New Species},
  author={Jean P Boubli and Maria Nazareth Ferreira da Silva and Manuella Villar Amado and Tom{\'a}{\vs} Hrbek and Francisco Boavista Pontual and Izeni Pires Farias},
  journal={International Journal of Primatology},
The author of the last published systematic review of Cacajao recognized 2 subspecies of black-headed uakaris (black uakaris): Cacajao melanocephalus melanocephalus and C. m. ouakary. As a result of a series of black uakari surveys and collecting expeditions to several tributaries of the Rio Negro and of morphological and molecular analyses of museum specimens and specimens we collected during field expeditions, we reassess their taxonomy. We describe a newly discovered species of black uakari… 

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