Re-description and assessment of the taxonomic status of Saguinus fuscicollis cruzlimai Hershkovitz, 1966 (Primates, Callitrichinae)

@article{Sampaio2015RedescriptionAA,
  title={Re-description and assessment of the taxonomic status of Saguinus fuscicollis cruzlimai Hershkovitz, 1966 (Primates, Callitrichinae)},
  author={Ricardo Aur{\'e}lio Carvalho Sampaio and F{\'a}bio R{\"o}he and Gabriela Medeiros de Pinho and Jos{\'e} de Sousa e. Silva-J{\'u}nior and Izeni P Farias and Anthony B. Rylands},
  journal={Primates},
  year={2015},
  volume={56},
  pages={131-144}
}
Cruz Lima’s saddle-back tamarin Saguinus fuscicollis cruzlimai Hershkovitz, 1966, was described from a painting by Eládio da Cruz Lima in his book Mammals of Amazonia, Vol. 1, Primates (1945). The painting was of four saddle-back tamarins from the upper Rio Purus, one of them distinct and the inspiration for Hershkovitz to describe it as a new subspecies. Its exact provenance was unknown, however, and the specimen was lost. Surveys in the Purus National Forest in 2011 resulted in sightings of… CONTINUE READING