Cebus capucinus (Thomas, 1903)

Beal, Maxwell R. W., Matzinger, Parker J., Saborío-R., Guido, Noguera Bristan, Jonathan & Olson, Erik R., 2020, Survey of medium-sized and large mammals of Piedras Blancas National Park, Costa Rica, Check List 16 (4), pp. 939-950: 947

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/16.4.939

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/5B089B20-D77D-BD67-FF58-F8D21E1AFF77

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Marcus

scientific name

Cebus capucinus (Thomas, 1903)
status

 

Cebus capucinus (Thomas, 1903)  

Material examined. COSTA RICA • 3 adults; Puntar- enas Province , Piedras Blancas National Park; 08.671, −083.234; first recorded on 22 May 2018; MRW Beal observation GoogleMaps   .

Identification. The White-throated Capuchin Monkey is a medium-sized primate with a pink face surrounded by cream colored fur on the chest and shoulders. The rest of

the body is covered in black fur ( Wainwright and Arias 2007). This species cannot be confused with other primate species in the region.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Primates

Family

Cebidae

Genus

Cebus