Range extension of the vulnerable dwarf marmoset, Callibella humilis (Roosmalen et al. 1998), and first analysis of its long call structure

Abstract

We present two new records for the vulnerable dwarf marmoset, Callibella humilis. The first record, based on observed and photographed individuals, is from a campinarana area on the left (west) bank of the Rio Madeirinha, a left (west)-bank tributary of the Rio Roosevelt in the state of Amazonas, municipality of Novo Aripuanã and extends the distribution of the species ~270 km southwards, to the left (west) bank of the rio Roosevelt. The second record is based on an individual collected from the mouth of the Rio Roosevelt, at less than 10 km from the type locality of Mico marcai. This indicates that the species occurs sympatrically with M. marcai and probably Mico melanurus. We also present the first sonogram analysis of its long call structure, which shows some similarities, in the note duration and frequency, with Cebuella pygmaea and Mico argentatus.

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Acknowledgments

GSTG received financial support from the Brazilian federal agency for support and evaluation of graduate education (CAPES). FES received support from Conservation Leadership Program and from Mamirauá Institute for Sustainable Development (IDSM/MCTI). The authors thank the curator of mammals of the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo, Dr. Mario de Vivo; Dr. José de Souza e Silva-Júnior of the Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi and Dr. Maria Nazareth Silva from the Instituto de Pesquisas da Amazônia for allowing access to the material under their care; to Fabio Röhe and José de Souza Silva-Júnior for sharing unpublished information on Callibella; to Rafael S. Marcondes and Thiago V. V. Costa for the great help with the sonogram analysis; to R. S. Marcondes and Anna Ferraroni for critically reading the manuscript and to Dr. Eckhard W. Heymann and one anonymous referee, who made valuable comments on the final version of this work.

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Garbino, G.S.T., Silva, F.E. & Davis, B.J.W. Range extension of the vulnerable dwarf marmoset, Callibella humilis (Roosmalen et al. 1998), and first analysis of its long call structure. Primates 54, 331–334 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10329-013-0381-3

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Keywords

  • Callibella humilis
  • Dwarf marmoset
  • Long call structure
  • Range extension
  • Rio Roosevelt
  • Sonogram