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Saimiri sciureus (South American squirrel monkey; common squirrel monkey)

Wikipedia Abstract

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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
17
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.28
EDGE Score: 1.84

Attributes

Adult Weight [2]  2.04 lbs (925 g)
Birth Weight [2]  107 grams
Female Maturity [2]  2 years 9 months
Male Maturity [2]  5 years
Arboreal [1]  Yes
Diet [1]  Herbivore
Gestation [2]  5 months 11 days
Litter Size [2]  1
Litters / Year [2]  1
Maximum Longevity [2]  30 years
Weaning [2]  5 months 27 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Amazon-Orinoco-Southern Caribbean mangroves Brazil, Columbia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela Neotropic Mangroves  
Apure-Villavicencio dry forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Caqueta moist forests Brazil, Columbia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cordillera Oriental montane forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan Freshwater swamp forests Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan Highlands moist forests Venezuela, Brazil, Guyana, Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan moist forests Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan piedmont and lowland moist forests Brazil, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Guianan savanna Brazil, Guyana, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Iquitos varzea Brazil, Peru, Bolivia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Japurá-Solimoes-Negro moist forests Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Llanos Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Marajó varzea Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mato Grosso seasonal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Monte Alegre varzea Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Napo moist forests Colombia, Venezuela, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Negro-Branco moist forests Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Pantepuis Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Purus varzea Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Rio Negro campinarana Brazil, Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Solimões-Japurá moist forest Brazil, Colombia, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southwest Amazon moist forests Peru, Brazil, Bolivia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tocantins/Pindare moist forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Uatuma-Trombetas moist forests Brazil, Guyana, Suriname Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Ucayali moist forests Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Xingu-Tocantins-Araguaia moist forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bahuaja-Sonene National Park II 2716956 Madre de Dios (Puerto Maldonado), Peru  
Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve VI 921676 Ecuador  
Estacion Biologica Beni Biosphere Reserve VI 335178 Bolivia  
Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve State Sustainable Development Reserve VI 3260792 Amazonas, Brazil  
Maracá Ecological Reserve Ia 257554 Roraima, Brazil  
Otishi National Park 760925 Peru  
Parque Nacional Canaima National Park II 7542183 Venezuela  
Reserva de la Biosfera de Yasuni Biosphere Reserve 4156313 Ecuador  
Sierra del Divisor Reserve Zone 3652986 Peru      

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Prey / Diet

Ficus amazonica[3]
Ficus americana (Jamaican cherry fig)[3]
Ficus americana subsp. guianensis[3]
Ficus aurea (Florida strangler fig)[3]
Ficus casapiensis[3]
Ficus coerulescens[3]
Ficus dugandii[3]
Ficus insipida[3]
Ficus paraensis[3]
Ficus pertusa[3]
Ficus sphenophylla[3]
Ficus trigona[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alouatta palliata (mantled howler monkey)2
Alouatta seniculus (red howler monkey)4
Artibeus jamaicensis (Jamaican fruit-eating bat)4
Artibeus lituratus (great fruit-eating bat)3
Artibeus toltecus (Toltec fruit-eating bat)2
Ateles belzebuth (white-bellied spider monkey)2
Ateles chamek (Chamek spider monkey)2
Ateles paniscus (black spider monkey)2
Aulacorhynchus prasinus (Emerald Toucanet)2
Brotogeris jugularis (Orange-chinned Parakeet)2
Callicebus moloch (red-bellied titi monkey)3
Cebus albifrons (white-fronted capuchin)8
Cebus apella (brown capuchin)10
Chiroderma villosum (hairy big-eyed bat)3
Chlorophanes spiza (Green Honeycreeper)2
Chlorospingus ophthalmicus (Common Bush-Tanager)2
Cyanerpes cyaneus (Red-legged Honeycreeper)2
Icterus galbula (Northern Oriole)2
Lagothrix lagotricha (Humboldt's woolly monkey)4
Momotus momota (Blue-crowned Motmot)2
Nasua nasua (South American Coati)4
Platyrrhinus helleri (Heller's broad-nosed bat)2
Potos flavus (Kinkajou)4
Ramphastos sulfuratus (Keel-billed Toucan)2
Saguinus fuscicollis (saddlebacked tamarin)2
Saguinus imperator (emperor tamarin)3
Saguinus mystax (black-chested mustached tamarin)2
Tangara mexicana (Turquoise Tanager)2
Tapirus terrestris (South American tapir)2
Thraupis episcopus (Blue-grey Tanager)2
Tityra semifasciata (Masked Tityra)2
Uroderma bilobatum (tent-making bat)4

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Dipetalonema gracile <Unverified Name>[4]
Enterobius vermicularis[5]
Filariopsis gordius <Unverified Name>[4]
Filaroides gordius <Unverified Name>[4]
Gongylonemoides saimirisi <Unverified Name>[4]
Mathevotaenia brasiliensis <Unverified Name>[4]
Molineus elegans <Unverified Name>[4]
Molineus torulosus <Unverified Name>[4]
Necator americanus (hookworm)[5]
Phaneropsolus longipenis <Unverified Name>[4]
Prosthenorchis elegans[5]
Strongyloides stercoralis (threadworm)[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Africam Safari (Africam, S. A.)
Al Bustan Zoological Centersciureus
Alexandria Zoological Park
Amazon World
 sciureus
America's Teaching Zoo
Apenheul Primate Park
 sciureus
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
 sciureus
Barranquilla Zoo
Beale Park
 sciureus
Bellewaerde Park
Bird Park Marlow
 sciureus
Birmingham Zoo
Blackpool Zoo
 sciureus
Bosphorus Zoo (Bogaziçi Hayvanat
Brevard Zoo
Brisbane's Alma Park Zoo
Bristol Zoo Gardenssciureus
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
 sciureus
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
 sciureus
Buffalo Zoological Gardens
Caldwell Zoo
 sciureus
Calgary Zoo, Garden & Prehistoric Park
Cameron Park Zoo
Chiangmai Zoological Garden
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Colchester Zoo
 sciureus
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Denver Zoological Gardens
Dept. of National Zoological Gardens
 sciureus
Dickerson Park Zoo
 sciureus
Dierenpark 'De Vleut' (Zoo Best)
 sciureus
Dierenpark de Oliemeulen (Zoo Tilburg)
Dierenpark Wisselsciureus
Dudley Zoological Gardens
Dusit (Bangkok) Zoological Park
Edinburgh Zoo-Scottish National Zoo
 sciureus
Emerald Safari Resort
Exmoor Zoological Park
 sciureus
Faunia (Parque Biologico De Madrid,SA)
Fota Wildlife Parksciureus
Fundacao Parque Zoologico de Sao Paulo
Fundacion Zoológica del Ecuador
Fundacion Zoologica de Cali
Fundacion Zoologico Santacruz
Gladys Porter Zoo
Great Plains Zoo
 sciureus
Greater Vancouver Zoo
 sciureus
Greenville Zoosciureus
Guadalajara Zoo
Hai Park Kiriat Motzkin
Happy Hollow Zoosciureus
Henry Vilas Zoo
HeverJardin d'Oiseaux Tropicauxsciureus
Hope Zoo (Nature Preservation Found.)sciureus
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
 sciureus
Jardin Zoologico de Cdad.Buenos Aires
Jászberény Zool.& Botanical Garden
Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Kristiansand Dyrepark ASA
Lakeland Wildlife Oasis
Le Pal, Parc Animalier
 sciureus
Leningrad Zoo - St. Petersburg
Lincoln Childrens Zoo (former Folsom)
 sciureus
Lion Country Safari Inc - Florida
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardenssciureus
Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo
Magnetic Hill Zoo
Marwell Wildlifesciureus
Münchener Tierpark Hellabrunn
Mesker Park Zoo
Miami Metrozoo
 sciureus
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
 sciureus
Miskolc Zoo/Állatkert és Kultúrpark
Mitchell Park Zoo
Montgomery Zoo
 sciureus
Moscow Zoological Park
Mundomar
Nakhon Ratchasima Zool. Park
Newquay Zoo (Cornwall Animal World)
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
Novosibirsk Zoological Parksciureus
Oakland Zoo
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Opolu, Opole
Oklahoma City Zoological Parksciureus
Olmense Zoo
 sciureus
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
 sciureus
Ouwehand Zoo
Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park
 sciureus
Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens
Paradise Wildlife Park
Parc Paradisio S.A.
 sciureus
Parc Paysager Et Animalier Du Reynou
Parc Zoologique de La Palmyre
 sciureus
Parco Zoo di Falconara
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Parque Zoologico Huachipa
Parque Zoologico Jaime Duque - Bogota
Parque Zoologico Nacional, ZOODOM
Parque Zoologico Santa Fe
Patronato del Parque Zoologico de Leonsciureus
Phoenix Zoo
Planete Sauvage
Pueblo Zoosciureus
Riverview Park & Zoosciureus
Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Francisco Zoological Gardenssciureus
Santa Fe CollegeTeaching Zoosciureus
Sedgwick County Zoo
 sciureus
Shaldon Wildlife Trust
Silesian Zoological Garden
Singapore Zoological Gardens
South Lakes Wild Animal Park
Szeged Zoosciureus
Taipei Zoo
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
The Philadelphia Zoosciureus
The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens
Tiergarten der Stadt Wels
Trotter's World of Animals
Valley Zoo & John Janzen Nature Center
 sciureus
Virginia Zoological Park
 sciureus
Wadi Al Safa Wildlife Centre
Wildlife World Zoo
 sciureus
Wingham Wildlife Park
Woburn Safari Park
 sciureus
Xantus János Állatkert Kht.
Zoo and Aqua-Terrarium Ltd. Pécs
Zoo de Jurques
 sciureus
Zoo de La Fleche
 sciureus
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Decin - Pastyrska Stena
Zoo Dortmund
Zoo Dresden GmbHsciureus
Zoo Landau in der Pfalzsciureus
Zoo Melaka
Zoo of Acadiana
Zoo Taiping & Night Safarisciureus
Zool.Nacional Parque Metro De Santiago
Zoological Garden Prague
 sciureus
Zoological Society of Trinidad &Tobagosciureus
Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna
Zoologicka Zahrada Mesta Brna
Zoologicka zahrada Olomoucsciureus
Zoologico Nacional La Aurora
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH
 sciureus
Zoologischer Garten Schmiding
 sciureus
ZooWorld Zoological Botanical Conserv.

Range Map

South America;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 3"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572 4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London 5Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by Patterson, B. D., G. Ceballos, W. Sechrest, M. F. Tognelli, T. Brooks, L. Luna, P. Ortega, I. Salazar, and B. E. Young. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Mammals of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Bruce Patterson, Wes Sechrest, Marcelo Tognelli, Gerardo Ceballos, The Nature Conservancy—Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International—CABS, World Wildlife Fund—US, and Environment Canada—WILDSPACE.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011