Learn more about the Brumback’s night monkey – with amazing Brumback’s night monkey photos and facts on Arkive. Kingdom: Animalia. Taxonomic Rank: Species. Synonym(s): Aotus lemurinus brumbacki Hershkovitz, Common Name(s): Brumback’s Night Monkey. Abstract: Karyotypic variability in Aotus suggests at least seven species in the gray-necked group (A. brumbacki, A. griseimembra, A. lemurinus, A. trivirgatus.

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Both the male and female are of a similar size and weight 4.

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Find out more More information on wildlife conservation in Colombia: Colombian night monkey Aotus lemurinus. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Aootus Research and Application, The nightly distance Aotus species will travel is affected by both the availability of food and the level of light; records reveal that individuals travel twice as far when the moon is full, as opposed to on dark nights 8.


Habitat loss and degradation are thought to be the greatest threats to this species, due to expanding crop agriculture, logging and the increasing numbers of cattle ranches 1. Blog Brkmbacki 05 October Wildscreen With: Brumback’s night monkey Aotus brumbacki.

Brumback’s Night Monkey (Aotus brumbacki) ·

Aotus species use an array of different vocal calls, including hoot calls, resonant whoops, gruff-grunts, screams, trills, moans, gulps, sneeze-grunts and squeaks 2. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox.

Taxonomy The science of classifying organisms, grouping together animals which share common features and are thought to have a common ancestor. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections5: White marlin Kajikia albida.

Being predominantly nocturnalAotus species experience reduced competition with other primates for food 8.

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Raptors may opportunistically take monkeys during the day if sleeping sites, usually tree holes or thickets of dense foliage, are exposed 4 8. There have also been possible reports of this species from the Rio Orinoco 1. Primary rainforest Rainforest that has remained undisturbed for a long time and has reached a mature condition.


Aotus brumbacki Hershkovitz, 1983

Also known as Brumback’s owl monkey. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island.

The species in this genus have brown eyes and specialised retinas that result in poor colour vision, but provide excellent vision in low light levels, an adaptation to their nocturnal lifestyle 5 6.

Vision Research, 33 These small, Neotropical primates are also unique in that they are naturally resistant to malaria-causing parasites 7 Ongoing civil unrest and armed conflict has also rendered some national parks dangerous to enter, aotuz discouraging further scientific research Tropical Conservation Science3 1: Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image.

A territorial species, it tends to live in brummbacki groups comprised of an adult breeding pair and their offspring 2. Academic Press, San Diego. Grey-legged night burmbacki Aotus griseimembra.