Learn more about the Grey-legged night monkey – with amazing Grey-legged night monkey videos, photos and facts on Arkive. Descriptions and articles about the Grey-legged Night Monkey, scientifically known as Aotus griseimembra in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Brie. Description. The grey-legged night monkey belongs to the nocturnal primate genus Aotus, which is also one of the most widespread primate genera in the.
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It may NOT be used within Apps. Grey-legged night monkey habitat Preferring older, undisturbed forests with high species diversity, the grey-legged night monkey is found only in primary forest and very old secondary forestbut never in young secondary forest 4. Subspecies A population usually restricted to a geographical area that differs from other populations of the same species, but not to the extent of being classified as a separate species.
Grey-legged night monkey biology With unusually small territories for their size, grey-legged night monkeys are relatively sedentary primates, but will defend their range with vigour. Find out more For further information on debt-for-nature swaps see: Help us share the wonders of the natural world.
Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Grey-legged night monkey conservation The listing of the grey-legged night monkey on Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora has placed limitations on the numbers allowed to be exported from Colombia to countries conducting medical research.
Johns Hopkins University Press. Synonyms Aotus lemurinus griseimembra. The coat is thick and two-tone; the tips of the fur are greyish-brown with much lighter bases on the back 3and pale yellow or orange on the underside 4.
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Preferring older, undisturbed forests with high species diversity, the grey-legged night monkey is found only in primary forest and very old secondary forestbut never in young secondary forest 4. The grey-legged night monkey is known for certain only in northern Colombia 4roughly between the Rio Sinu and Rio Cauca 2. Retrieved 26 Griseimembea Which species are on the griseimembrz to recovery? Andean night monkey Aotus miconax. Grey-legged night monkey Aotus griseimembra.
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By Jonathan Greenberg April, http: The thick tail is only a little shorter than the body and acts to balance the monkey when walking on all fours along branches. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island.
They are commonly found in holes in hollow trees, sometimes in cohabitation with bats, as well as in dense vine tangles 3. Also known as grey-handed night monkey, yellow-bellied night monkey. Extant species of family Aotidae.
Brumback’s night monkey Aotus brumbacki. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. Colombian night monkey Aotus lemurinus. In Venezuela, it is found to the west and south of Maracaibo.
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Night monkeys are extremely efficient at snatching insects from leaves, branches 3and even out of the air with lightening speed 4.
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