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Primates

, Volume 38, Issue 4, pp 429–433 | Cite as

The rediscovery ofCallicebus personatus barbarabrownae in northeastern brazil with a new western limit for its distribution

  • Jader Marinho-Filho
  • Ed Wilson Veríssimo
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Abstract

We rediscovered a group of Barbarabrown titis inhabiting the remnants of the gallery forest associated with a system of small temporary lakes and intermittent streams at the Fazenda Conceição, Mirorós (11°24'S, 42°17'W), State of Bahia, northeastern Brazil. This represents a new western limit for the geographic distribution ofCallicebus personatus barbarabrownae and provides an important evidence for the role of gallery forests as mesic corridors allowing elements of the Atlantic Forest fauna to penetrate into the semi-arid caatinga of northeastern Brazil.

Key Words

Callicebus personatus Titi monkeys Caatinga Gallery forests Brazil 

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© Japan Monkey Centre 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jader Marinho-Filho
    • 1
  • Ed Wilson Veríssimo
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de ZoologiaUniversidade de BrasíliaBrasília, DFBrazil
  2. 2.Departamento de Meio AmbienteSytec 3 Av.Brazil

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