Taxon profile


Pygmy Marmoset
Cebuella pygmaea (Spix, 1823)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Primates - primates »  family Cebidae - new world monkeys »  genus Cebuella - pygmy marmosets

Scientific synonyms

Callithrix pygmaea (Spix, 1823)
Callithtix cebuella pygmaea
Iacchus pygmaeus Spix, 1823 o

Type taxon of:Cebuella Gray, 1866 (Iacchus pygmaeus Spix, 1823)
Least Concern


juvenile animal


Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Cebuella pygmaea niveiventris Lönnberg, 1940 - Eastern Pygmy Marmoset

Cebuella pygmaea niveiventris - Eastern Pygmy Marmoset

subspecies Cebuella pygmaea pygmaea (Spix, 1823) - Western Pygmy Marmoset

Cebuella pygmaea pygmaea - Western Pygmy Marmoset

Links and literature

EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Callithrix pygmaea Spix, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Callithrix pygmaea (Spix, 1823)]

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