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White-headed Marmoset[1][2]
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Primates
Family: Callitrichidae
Genus: Callithrix
Species: C. geoffroyi
Binomial name
Callithrix geoffroyi
(E. Geoffroy in Humboldt, 1812)

The White-headed Marmoset (Callithrix geoffroyi), also known as the Tufted-ear Marmoset or Geoffrey's Marmoset, is a marmoset endemic to Brazil.

One of the more common cebids in captivity, many zoos keep and breed the species. In fact, some zoos have to use methods of stopping their animals' breeding.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Groves, C. (2005). Wilson, D. E., & Reeder, D. M. ed. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 130. ISBN 0-801-88221-4. 
  2. ^ Rylands AB and Mittermeier RA (2009). "The Diversity of the New World Primates (Platyrrhini)". in Garber PA, Estrada A, Bicca-Marques JC, Heymann EW, Strier KB. South American Primates: Comparative Perspectives in the Study of Bahavior, Ecology, and Conservation. Springer. pp. 23–54. ISBN 978-0-387-78704-6. 
  3. ^ Rylands, A. B. & Mendes, S. L. (2008). Callithrix geoffroyi. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 2 January 2009.

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