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Pithecia pithecia (Guianan saki)

Synonyms: Pithecia adusta; Pithecia ochrocephala; Pithecia pithecia pithecia; Pithecia rufibarbata; Pithecia saki; Simia leucocephala; Simia pithecia; Simia rufiventer

Wikipedia Abstract

The white-faced saki (Pithecia pithecia), also known as the Guianan saki and the golden-faced saki, is a species of saki monkey, a type of New World monkey, found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela. This species lives in the understory and lower canopy of the forest, feeding mostly on fruits, but also eating nuts, seeds, and insects.A formerly recognized subspecies of this monkey, P. p. chrysocephala, was elevated to full species status as P. chrysocephala in 2014.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
3
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
23
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.37
EDGE Score: 2.24

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  3.26 lbs (1.48 kg)
Female Maturity [1]  2 years 1 month
Male Maturity [1]  4 years
Gestation [1]  5 months 8 days
Litter Size [1]  1
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  36 years
Weaning [1]  4 months 2 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  
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 savanna Brazil, Guyana, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Marajó varzea Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Monte Alegre varzea Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Orinoco Delta swamp forests Venezuela, Guyana Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Rio Negro campinarana Brazil, Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Uatuma-Trombetas moist forests Brazil, Guyana, Suriname Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Parque Nacional Canaima National Park II 7542183 Venezuela  

Prey / Diet

Actinostemon schomburgkii[2]
Alibertia latifolia[2]
Amphilophium paniculatum (liana de cuello)[2]
Angostura trifoliata (cusparia)[2]
Appunia tenuiflora[2]
Brosimum guianense (Guiana brosimum)[2]
Casearia sylvestris (crackopen)[2]
Chrysophyllum lucentifolium[2]
Coccoloba fallax[2]
Coccoloba striata[2]
Connarus venezuelanus[2]
Copaifera pubiflora[2]
Cynophalla flexuosa (falseteeth)[2]
Erythroxylum steyermarkii[2]
Handroanthus serratifolius (yellow poui)[2]
Hirtella racemosa[2]
Licania discolor[2]
Maytenus guianensis[2]
Oryctanthus alveolatus[2]
Ouratea roraimae[2]
Peltogyne floribunda[2]
Piptadenia leucoxylon[2]
Securidaca diversifolia (Easter flower)[2]
Solanum paludosum[2]
Strychnos mitscherlichii[2]
Talisia retusa[2]
Xylopia aromatica[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alouatta seniculus (red howler monkey)2
Ara macao (Scarlet Macaw)1
Callithrix penicillata (black-pencilled marmoset)1
Chiropotes satanas (brown-bearded saki)1
Iguana iguana (Common Green Iguana)1
Saguinus oedipus (cotton-top tamarin)1
Setophaga castanea (Bay-breasted Warbler)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Amblyomma longirostre[3]
Cochliomyia hominivorax (screw worm)[3]
Pneumocystis jirovecii[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Apenheul Primate Park
Aqua Zoo Friesland
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
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Artis Zoo
Audubon Zoo
Banham Zoo Ltd.
Bird Park Marlow
Blackpool Zoo
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Brevard Zoo
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Buffalo Zoological Gardens
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Central Park Zoo
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Cologne Zoo
Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
Copenhagen Zoo
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Dallas World Aquarium
Dallas Zoo
Denver Zoological Gardens
Dierenpark de Oliemeulen (Zoo Tilburg)
Dierenpark Emmen
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Dierenpark Wissel
Drusillas Zoo Park
Dudley Zoological Gardens
Edinburgh Zoo-Scottish National Zoo
Ellen Trout Zoo
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Espace Zoolog de St-Martin-la-Plaine
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Espace Zoologique la Boissiere du Dore
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Exmoor Zoological Park
Faunia (Parque Biologico De Madrid,SA)
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Flamingo Land LTD
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Fota Wildlife Park
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Fundacao Parque Zoologico de Sao Paulo
GaiaPark, Kerkrade Zoo
Gladys Porter Zoo
Granby Zoo / Zoo de Granby
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Helsinki Zoo
Hong Kong Zool. & Botanical Gardens
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Jardin Zoologique de la Ville de Lyon
Jesperhus Blomsterpark
John Ball Zoological Garden
Kansas City Zoo
La Vallée des Singes
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Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens
Little Rock Zoological Gardens
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Marwell Wildlife
Miami Metrozoo
Miller Park Zoo
Mountain View Conservation & Breeding
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Mulhouse Zoo
Museum de Besancon
Nyíregyházi Állatpark Nonprofit KFT
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Opolu, Opole
Oregon Zoo
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Parc de Lunaret
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Parc Zoologique d'Amneville
Parc Zoologique de Lille
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Parc Zoologique de Paris (MNHN)
Phoenix Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
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Potawatomi Zoo
Prospect Park Zoo
Randers Regnskov
Red River Zoo
Reserve Zoologique de Calviac
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Roger Williams Park Zoo
Sacramento Zoo
Safari de Peaugres
Saint Louis Zoological Park
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Diego Zoopithecia
Santa Ana Zoo
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Skansen Akvariet
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
St. Paul's Como Zoo
Szeged Zoo
The Philadelphia Zoo
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Tiergarten der Stadt Wels
Tierpark Hagenbeck GmbH
Toronto Zoo
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Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Twycross Zoo
Ueno Zoological Gardens
Westfalischer Zoologischer Gtn Munster
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
Wilhelma Zoo
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo de Doue-la-Fontaine
Zoo de La Fleche
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
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Zoo Dortmund
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Zoo Dresden GmbH
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Zoo Krefeld GmbH
Zoo Parc de Beauval
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Zoo Zürich
 pithecia
Zoological Society of Ireland-Dublin
Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna
 pithecia
Zoologicka Zahrada Jihlava
Zoologischer Garten Basel
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Magdeburg
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Range Map

South America;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1de 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 2Variation on Frugivory: The Diet of Venezuelan White-Faced Sakis, Marilyn A. Norconk and Nancy Lou Conklin-Brittain, International Journal of Primatology, Vol. 25, No. 1, February 2004 3Nunn, 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 WWF WildFINDER
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