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Callimico goeldii (Goeldi's monkey)

Synonyms: Callimico snethlageri

Wikipedia Abstract

Goeldi's marmoset or Goeldi's monkey (Callimico goeldii) is a small, South American New World monkey that lives in the upper Amazon basin region of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. It is the only species classified in the genus Callimico, and the monkeys are sometimes referred to as "callimicos". Goeldi's marmosets are blackish or blackish-brown in color and the hair on their head and tail sometimes has red, white, or silverly brown highlights. Their bodies are about 8–9 inches (20–23 cm) long, and their tails are about 10–12 inches (25–30 cm) long.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 13.6
EDGE Score: 4.07


Adult Weight [2]  1.22 lbs (555 g)
Birth Weight [2]  48 grams
Female Maturity [2]  1 year
Male Maturity [2]  1 year 1 month
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  50 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  40 %
Diet - Vertibrates [3]  10 %
Forages - Arboreal [3]  100 %
Arboreal [1]  Yes
Gestation [2]  5 months 3 days
Litter Size [2]  1
Litters / Year [2]  1
Maximum Longevity [2]  22 years
Weaning [2]  77 days


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Iquitos varzea Brazil, Peru, Bolivia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Napo moist forests Colombia, Venezuela, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Purus varzea Brazil 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

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Reserva de Vida Silvestre Tahuamanu   Bolivia      
Sierra del Divisor Reserve Zone 3652986 Peru      

Prey / Diet

Ascopolyporus polychrous[4]
Ascopolyporus polyporoides[4]
Auricularia auricula-judae (Jelly Ear)[4]
Auricularia mesenterica (Tripe Fungus)[4]
Bertholletia excelsa (brazilnut)[5]
Cedrela fissilis[5]
Euterpe precatoria[5]
Inga chartacea[5]
Iriartea deltoidea[5]
Parkia velutina (parkia tree)[5]
Senegalia martiusiana[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Amazona farinosa (Mealy Parrot)1
Ara ararauna (Blue-and-yellow Macaw)1
Ara chloropterus (Red-and-green Macaw)2
Ara macao (Scarlet Macaw)2
Ara severus (Chestnut-fronted Macaw)1
Ateles chamek (Chamek spider monkey)1
Ateles paniscus (black spider monkey)1
Atelocynus microtis (Short-eared Dog)1
Brotogeris chrysoptera (Golden-winged Parakeet)1
Brotogeris cyanoptera (Cobalt-winged Parakeet)1
Callithrix aurita (white-eared marmoset)1
Penelope jacquacu (Spix's Guan)1
Pionites leucogaster (White-bellied Parrot)3
Pionites melanocephalus (Black-headed Parrot)1
Pionus menstruus (Blue-headed Parrot)1
Pyrrhura picta (Painted Parakeet)1
Pyrrhura rupicola (Black-capped Parakeet)2
Sapajus apella (brown capuchin)1
Steatornis caripensis (Oilbird)1
Tayassu pecari (white-lipped peccary)1

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aalborg Zoo
Al Bustan Zoological Center
Amazon World
Apenheul Primate Park
Artis Zoo
Assiniboine Park Zoo
Banham Zoo Ltd.
Bannerghatta Biological Park
Beale Park
Bergen County Zoological Park
Biodome de Montreal
Birmingham Nature Centre
Blackpool Zoo
Bosphorus Zoo (Bogaziçi Hayvanat
Bramble Park Zoo
Brandywine Zoo
Brevard Zoo
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Calgary Zoo, Garden & Prehistoric Park
Chessington World of Adventures, Ltd.
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Park
Chicago Zoological Park
City of Belfast Zoo
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Colchester Zoo
Cologne Zoo
Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
Dakota Zoo
Denver Zoological Gardens
Drusillas Zoo Park
Dudley Zoological Gardens
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
Edinburgh Zoo-Scottish National Zoo
Espace Zoologique la Boissiere du Dore
Exmoor Zoological Park
Faunia (Parque Biologico De Madrid,SA)
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Granby Zoo / Zoo de Granby
Hai Park Kiriat Motzkin
Helsinki Zoo
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Jesperhus Blomsterpark
John Ball Zoological Garden
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park Inc.
Lake Superior Zoological Gardens
Lee Richardson Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens
Little Rock Zoological Gardens
Marwell Wildlife
Mesker Park Zoo
Miami Metrozoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny, Plock
Miller Park Zoo
Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens
Montecasino Bird Gardens
Moulton College
Mulhouse Zoo
Museum de Besancon
Novosibirsk Zoological Park
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Opolu, Opole
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park
Papiliorama Swiss Tropical Gardens
Parc de Lunaret
Parc Zoologic de Barcelona
Parc Zoologique de la Barben
Parc Zoologique de La Palmyre
Parco Zoo Punta Verde
Parque Zoologico Huachipa
Randers Regnskov
Riga Zoo
Saint Louis Zoological Park
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Diego Zoo
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Skansen Akvariet
St. Augustine Alligator Farm
Szeged Zoo
Tautphaus Park Zoo
Terra Natura S.A.
The Living Rainforest
The Philadelphia Zoo
Tiergarten der Stadt Wels
Tierpark Dählhölzli
Universeum Science Center
Valley Zoo & John Janzen Nature Center
Virginia Zoological Park
Westfalischer Zoologischer Gtn Munster
Wilhelma Zoo
Wingham Wildlife Park
Zoo d'Asson
Zoo de La Fleche
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Decin - Pastyrska Stena
Zoo Dresden GmbH
Zoo Duisburg AG
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoo Parc Overloon
Zoo Zürich
Zoobotanico de Jerez
Zoological Society of Ireland-Dublin
Zoological Society of London
Zoologicka Zahrada Jihlava
Zoologicka zahrada Olomouc
Zoologischer Garten Augsburg GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH
ZooWorld Zoological Botanical Conserv.

Range Map

South America;



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
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
3Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
4Mycophagy among Primates, AMY M. HANSON, KATHIE T. HODGE & LEILA M. PORTER, Mycologist, Volume 17, Part 1 February 2003, pp. 6-10
5Exudates as a Fallback Food for Callimico goeldii, LEILA M. PORTER, PAUL A. GARBER, AND EDILIO NACIMENTO, American Journal of Primatology 71:120–129 (2009)
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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