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Leontocebus nigricollis (black-mantled tamarin)

Synonyms: Midas nigricollis; Saguinus nigricollis


Leontocebus nigricollis graellsi (Graells's tamarin) (Attributes)
Leontocebus nigricollis hernandezi (Hernndez-Camacho's Black-mantled Tamarin)
Leontocebus nigricollis nigricollis (Spix's Black-mantled Tamarin)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.23
EDGE Score: 1.98


Arboreal [1]  Yes
Gestation [2]  4 months 20 days
Litter Size [2]  2
Litters / Year [2]  3
Maximum Longevity [2]  20 years
Weaning [2]  82 days
Adult Weight [2]  1.144 lbs (519 g)
Birth Weight [2]  44 grams
Diet [3]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Nectarivore
Diet - Fruit [3]  30 %
Diet - Invertibrates [3]  40 %
Diet - Nectar [3]  30 %
Forages - Arboreal [3]  100 %
Female Maturity [2]  2 years 4 months


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Iquitos varzea Brazil, Peru, Bolivia 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

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve VI 921676 Ecuador  
Reserva de la Biosfera de Yasuni Biosphere Reserve 4156313 Ecuador  


Felis silvestris (Wildcat)[4]
Homo sapiens (man)[4]


Parasitized by 
Platynosomum amazonensis <Unverified Name>[5]
Platynosomum marmoseti <Unverified Name>[5]
Prosthenorchis elegans[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Barranquilla Zoo
Rostock Zoologischer Garten

Range Map


South America;

External References



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
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
6Nunn, 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