Animalia > Chordata > Mammalia > Primates > Pitheciidae > Callicebus > Callicebus moloch

Callicebus moloch (red-bellied titi monkey; red-bellied titi; dusky titi monkey; dusky titi)

Synonyms: Callicebus emiliae; Callicebus geoffroyi; Callicebus remulus; Callithrix hypokantha; Simia sakir

Wikipedia Abstract

The red-bellied titi or dusky titi (Callicebus moloch) is a species of titi, a type of New World monkey, endemic to Brazil. It lives in forests and thickets. It has a rounded head and a thick, soft coat and frequently adopts a characteristic posture with the body hunched, limbs close together, and a tail hanging down. The body is 28–39 cm long, and the tail is 33–49 cm.
View Wikipedia Record: Callicebus moloch

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.48
EDGE Score: 1.87


Adult Weight [2]  1.77 lbs (804 g)
Birth Weight [2]  86 grams
Female Maturity [2]  2 years 6 months
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  50 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  20 %
Diet - Plants [3]  30 %
Forages - Arboreal [3]  100 %
Arboreal [1]  Yes
Gestation [2]  5 months 13 days
Litter Size [2]  1
Litters / Year [2]  1
Maximum Longevity [2]  26 years
Weaning [2]  8 months 4 days


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Gurupa varzea Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Madeira-Tapajós moist forests Brazil, Bolivia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mato Grosso seasonal forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tapajós-Xingu moist forests Brazil 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  
Menkragnotí Indigenous Area 12143386 Brazil      
Otishi National Park 760925 Peru  

Prey / Diet

Ficus americana (Jamaican cherry fig)[4]
Ficus pertusa[4]
Ficus trigona[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aburria pipile (Trinidad piping guan)1
Alouatta seniculus (red howler monkey)1
Artibeus jamaicensis (Jamaican fruit-eating bat)1
Artibeus lituratus (great fruit-eating bat)1
Ateles belzebuth (white-bellied spider monkey)1
Ateles chamek (Chamek spider monkey)1
Ateles paniscus (black spider monkey)2
Attila spadiceus (Bright-rumped Attila)1
Aulacorhynchus prasinus (Emerald Toucanet)1
Brotogeris chiriri (Yellow-chevroned Parakeet)1
Brotogeris cyanoptera (Cobalt-winged Parakeet)1
Cebus albifrons (white-fronted capuchin)3
Chiroderma villosum (hairy big-eyed bat)1
Chlorophanes spiza (Green Honeycreeper)1
Chlorophonia cyanea (Blue-naped Chlorophonia)1
Cyanerpes cyaneus (Red-legged Honeycreeper)1
Dacnis lineata (Black-faced Dacnis)1
Dryocopus lineatus (Lineated Woodpecker)1
Elaenia flavogaster (Yellow-bellied Elaenia)1
Euphonia chrysopasta (White-lored Euphonia)1
Euphonia laniirostris (Thick-billed Euphonia)1
Euphonia minuta (White-vented Euphonia)1
Euphonia rufiventris (Rufous-bellied Euphonia)1
Euphonia xanthogaster (Orange-bellied Euphonia)1
Geotrygon montana (Ruddy Quail-Dove)1
Iodopleura isabellae (White-browed Purpletuft)1
Lagothrix lagothricha (Humboldt's woolly monkey)2
Lanio versicolor (White-winged Shrike-Tanager)1
Leontocebus fuscicollis (saddlebacked tamarin)1
Lepidothrix coronata (Blue-crowned Manakin)1
Lipaugus vociferans (Screaming Piha)1
Mionectes oleagineus (Ochre-bellied Flycatcher)1
Momotus momota (Blue-crowned Motmot)1
Myiarchus tuberculifer (Dusky-capped Flycatcher)1
Myiopagis gaimardii (Forest Elaenia)1
Myiozetetes similis (Social Flycatcher)1
Nasua nasua (South American Coati)1
Patagioenas plumbea (Plumbeous Pigeon)1
Pipra fasciicauda (Band-tailed Manakin)1
Pipra pipra (White-crowned Manakin)1
Pithecia albicans (buffy saki)1
Psarocolius decumanus (Crested Oropendola)1
Psophia leucoptera (Pale-winged Trumpeter)1
Pteroglossus azara (Ivory-billed Aracari)1
Pteroglossus beauharnaesii (Curl-crested Aracari)1
Pyrrhura picta (Painted Parakeet)1
Pyrrhura rupicola (Black-capped Parakeet)1
Querula purpurata (Purple-throated Fruitcrow)1
Saguinus imperator (emperor tamarin)2
Saguinus mystax (black-chested mustached tamarin)1
Saimiri sciureus (South American squirrel monkey)3
Saltator maximus (Buff-throated Saltator)1
Sapajus apella (brown capuchin)3
Tachyphonus rufiventer (Yellow-crested Tanager)1
Tachyphonus surinamus (Fulvous-crested Tanager)1
Tangara callophrys (Opal-crowned Tanager)1
Tangara chilensis (Paradise Tanager)1
Tangara mexicana (Turquoise Tanager)1
Tangara nigrocincta (Masked Tanager)1
Tangara schrankii (Green-and-gold Tanager)1
Thraupis episcopus (Blue-grey Tanager)1
Tityra semifasciata (Masked Tityra)1
Trogon collaris (Collared Trogon)1
Trogon melanurus (Black-tailed Trogon)1
Turdus albicollis (White-necked Thrush)1
Turdus hauxwelli (Hauxwell's Thrush)1
Turdus ignobilis (Black-billed Thrush)1
Tyranneutes stolzmanni (Dwarf Tyranneutes)1
Tyrannus savana (Fork-tailed Flycatcher)1
Uroderma bilobatum (tent-making bat)1
Vireo olivaceus (Red-eyed Vireo)1


Parasitized by 
Trypanoxyuris callicebi <Unverified Name>[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Smithsonian National Zoological Park

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
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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
4"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
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
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