International Journal of Primatology

, Volume 14, Issue 6, pp 933–937

Southern expansion of the geographical distribution ofCacajao melanocephalus melanocephalus

  • Jean Philippe Boubli

DOI: 10.1007/BF02220262

Cite this article as:
Boubli, J.P. International Journal of Primatology (1993) 14: 933. doi:10.1007/BF02220262


Cacajao melanocephalus melanocephalus, a subspecies of black uakari, was thought to be restricted to southern Venezuela. Observations of two groups of them in Pico da Neblina National Park, Brazil, suggest that its distribution should be extended to the Brazilian territory.

Key Words

black uakari Cacajao melanocephalus melanocephalus geographical distribution South America 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Philippe Boubli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeley

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